Bobby Franklin Gibson, 50

Published 4:54 pm Tuesday, June 26, 2012

BUCKINGHAM, June 26 – Bobby Franklin Gibson, 50, of Buckingham, died Monday morning, June 25, 2012 at his residence. He was born on April 25, 1962 in Albemarle County, the son of the late Bobby Lee and Phyllis Opal Gibson. On April 10, 1981, he married Janice (Johnson) Gibson, whom he leaves behind.

Mr. Gibson was an HVAC mechanic, having worked for Albemarle Heating and Air for several years. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying both hunting and fishing. He was a member of the Lynbuck Hunt Club, a loving husband, father, brother and uncle.

In addition to his wife, Janice, of Buckingham, he is survived by a son, Jason Wayne Gibson of Buckingham; two brothers, Charles Alexander Gibson and wife, Wanda of Charlottesville and Stuart Allen Gibson of North Garden; two sisters, Tammy Gibson Butler of Charlottesville and Lisa Gibson Muller of Waynesboro; and a number of extended family and friends.

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The family will receive friends from 7 until 8:30 p.m., Tuesday evening, June 26, at Thacker Brothers Funeral Home in Scottsville.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 27, on Mr. Gibson's property in Buckingham with Pastor H. R. Powers officiating. Following the service, everyone is invited to the residence for a time of fellowship with the family.

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Thacker Brothers Funeral Home, Scottsville, is in charge of arrangements.