CLIFFORD CARROLL GIBSON, 71, of Milton, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2010, after a short illness in the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. Funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, July 31, 2010, at Heck Funeral Home, Milton, with Rev. Ray Sovine officiating. Burial will follow in Ball Cemetery, Kilgore Creek, Milton. He was born Dec. 31, 1938, in Milton, a son of the late Cline and Clara (Davis) Gibson. He is survived by his wife of almost 48 years, Eunice Kay (Akers) Gibson; four daughters, Carol and David Smith, Ruth and Phil Jenkins, Mary Smith and Georgette McNeese; one son, Sherman "Butch" and Robin Gibson; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandson; three sisters, Wilma Bird, Faye and Don Cobb, and Maxine Bowen; two brothers, Glen and Betty Gibson, and Lester "Doug" Gibson; many nieces and nephews; two new and special friends, Josh Burden and Philip Skeens. Special thanks to Dr. Rebecca Wolfer and Dr. Rene Cox. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Gibson Memorial Fund No. 6678696, Ohio Valley Bank, Milton, WV 25541. There will be no visitation.