GIBSON, Dencil E.

Date of birth: 22 Jan 1926, Big Sandy, McDowell Co., WV

Date of death: 21 Jul 1977, Shelbyville, Shelby Co., IN

SOURCE: Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, July 27, 1977

Gibson Services Monday

The Rev. Ira Holt
conducted funeral
services Monday at
10:30 a.m. at Es-
kew Funeral Home
for Dencil E. Gib-
son, 51, of Shelby-
ville who died Thu-
rsday afternoon at
Major Hospital in
Shelbyville where
he had been hospit-
alized three days.
Burial was at
Rest Haven Cemetery
in Edinburg with
military rites by
the Ceremonial un-
it from Camp Atter-
bury. Pallbearers
were Dennis Hope,
Leonard, Carl and
Harold Gibson, Paul
and Ernest Holt.
Gibson was an
Army veteran of Wo-
rld War II and had
been employed by
Detroit Steel in
Morristown. He
was a member of
the Edinburg Am-
erican Legion post
233.
Gibson was born
Jan 22, 1926, in
Big Sandy, West
Virginia, to the
late Vince and Jane
Louise Gibson. He
married the former
fora Holt in 1945
and she survives.
Other survivors
include two sons,
Dencil Gibson, Jr.,
of Muscatatuck and
Dallas L. Gibson
of Shelbyville; two
daughters, Mary
Rairdon of Green-
wood and Emma Hope
of Indianapolis;
four brothers, Bran-
ty and Donald Gib-
son both of West
Virginia, Carl Gib-
son of Ohio and Leo-
nard Gibson of New
York; three step-
brothers, one step-
sister, a stepmoth-
er, Nettie Gibson
of Elkhart, and
five grandchildren.
He was preceded
in death by a son,
Harold.

Columbus Republic, July 22, 1977

WWII Veteran

Dencil Gibson

Shelbyville

EDINBURGH — Dencil E. Gibson, 51, 529 East Jackson in Shelbyville, died Thursday afternoon at Major Hospital in Shelbyville where he had been hospitalized three days

Gibson was an Army veteran of the second world war and had been employed at Detroit Steel in Morristown. He was a member of the American Legion Post in Edinburg.

Funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday by the Rev. Ira Holt at Eskew Funeral Home in Edinburg. Burial will be at Resthaven Cemetery with military rites.

Persons may call at the funeral home after 2 p.m. Sunday.

Gibson was born Jan 22, 1926 in Big Sandy W.Va. to the late Wince and Jane Louise Gibson.

He married the former Nora Holt in 1945, and she survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Dencil Gibson Jr. of Muscatatuck and Dallas L. Gibson of Shelbyville; two daughters, Mary Rairdon of Greenwood, and Ema Hope of Indianapolis; four brothers Branty and Donald Gibson of West Virginia, Carl Gibson of Ohio and Leonard Gibson of New York; three stepbrothers, one stepsister, a stepmother, Nettie Gibson of Elkhart, and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, Harold.

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey