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William E. Gibson, 88, of New Castle, passed away the evening of June 4, 2017 at UPMC Mercy Hospital.
Born on October 22, 1928 in Chambersville, PA, he was the son of the late Charles W. and Beatrice Ricker Gibson. On October 27, 1956, he married his beloved wife, the former Barbara Miller, and the two of them spent over 42 wonderful years together until she preceded him in death on November 19, 1998.
William had worked as a truck driver, and he also trained elephants in the Ringling Brothers Circus. He served his country as a member of the U.S. Army. William enjoyed camping, traveling, fishing, and hunting.
William is survived by his sister-in-law, Carol Gibson, niece, Ruth Conti and husband Anthony, and nephew, Charles Gibson, all of New Castle. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his brother, Charles W. Gibson Sr., and sister, Ruth Gibson.
Private services will be conducted at Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory 941 S Mill St, officiated by Reverend Dennis Bupp.
Entombment will take place in Parkside Mausoleum.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on June 5, 2017
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