July 09 1927 April 13 2020
Robert (Bob) Ray Gibson July 09, 1927 – April 13, 2020 Share this obituary Sign Guestbook| View Guestbook Entries| Send Sympathy Card| Memorial Donation Robert Ray (Bob) Gibson – Private graveside services for Robert Ray (Bob) Gibson, 92, will be held at West Hill Cemetery with Rev. Lander Bethel officiating. Bob was born July 9, 1927 to Virgil Gibson and Ozelle (Bryant) Gibson and departed for his heavenly home on April 13, 2020. Bob was reared in Pottsboro, Texas and graduated from Denison High School in 1944. Following his graduation from high school, Bob enlisted in the U.S. Navy for the duration of World War II. Upon discharge from the Navy, Bob attended North Texas State Teachers College, graduating in 1948. Bob also attended West Texas State College to obtain his master’s degree, graduating in 1958. Following his undergraduate work at North Texas, he relocated to Perryton, Texas to begin his teaching career at Perryton High School. While living in Perryton he met Margaret Elaine Hearn and they were married on May 21, 1949 and were blessed with over 63 years of loving companionship prior to her death in 2012. Bob moved his family to Sherman, Texas in 1959 to continue his teaching career at Sherman High School. He taught American History at Sherman High School for 24 years until his retirement in 1983. Bob was a devoted husband, loving father and lifelong educator. When not involved in educational pursuits and during his retirement Bob pursued the activities associated with his farm. Bob loved his family and was always there to provide support, aid and comfort over the years. He especially enjoyed the company of his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Bob was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and brother. He is survived by his loving family: sons, Mark Gibson and wife Diane of Sherman, and Vance Gibson and wife Darla of Marshall; nine grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild, and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Gibson will be available for viewing at Waldo Funeral Home from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Wednesday April 15. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church, 901 N. Grand Avenue, Sherman, TX 75090. The online register book can be signed at www.waldofuneralhome.com. The family would like to thank Dr. Mike Benson, Brookdale Willows, Texoma Healthcare Center Rehab and their staffs for their loving care to Bob the past few months. 2 Timothy 4:7 “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have kept the faith.” SERVICES Public Viewing Wednesday, April 15, 2020 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM WALDO FUNERAL HOME 619 N. TRAVIS ST. SHERMAN, Texas 75090 Get Directions on Google Maps Private burial at West Hill Cemetery Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Personal Message (required) Confirm: Submit Guestbook entry
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Robert Bob Ray Gibson July 09 1927 April 13 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Sherman, state: Texas