The Herald Democrat
December 20, 2009
Graveside services for Thomas Franklin "Sonny" Gibson, 71, of Sadler
will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 21, 2009 at the Gordonville Cemetery
Sonny passed away on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009 at his residence in
He was born on Oct. 4, 1938, in Peoria, he son of Lee Dennis Gibson
and Commie Teague Gibson.
Sonny served in the National Guard, he was the former owner of Loren's
Lures and Sonny's Upholstery and he loved Texas, hunting, fishing and riding
motorcycles. He loved God and his family. Sonny married Linda Kay Stewart
on Dec. 19, 1980 in Bodega Bay, Calif.
Sonny is survived by his wife, Linda Kay Gibson of Sadler; son,
Rickey Lee Gibson of Sacramento, Calif.; daughters, Brenda Kay Mitchell
of Camino, Calif, Donna Lea Reed and husband Dan of Camino, Calif., and
Stacy Alisha Duarte and husband Manuel of Sadler, one grandson-Manuel Duarte,
Jr. of Sadler. He is also survived by brothers, Lee Dennis Gibson Jr. and
wife Beatrice of Gordonville, and Dennis Milton Gibson and wife Shirley
of San Bernardino, Calif.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Donald Gibson
and one sister, Cleo Smith.