Eldred Maxwelton “Max” Gibson, 84, of Maxwelton, WV passed away Friday, September 10, 2021, at the Peyton Hospice House.
Born November 10, 1936, in Broken Bow, NE, he was the son of the late Eldred Rafael Gibson and Ona Gladys Landreth Gibson. Max was a Member and Elder of Clifton Presbyterian Church. He was a forty-two-year veteran of the National Guard, retiring as a CWO4.
Max met his wife, Vivian Shue Gibson, on December 5, 1985, and he invited her to visit him in Denver, CO for two weeks. They were married February 28, 1986. Following his retirement in March of 1995, Max and Vivian traveled the US in their motorhome from 1996 until 2000. Max was a member of the Frankford Ruritan Club and as District Governor from 2007-2016.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant sister, Gladys; stepdaughter, Cindy Hutto; stepdaughter-in-law, Bonnie Cochran; and an infant granddaughter, Savannah Gibson.
Survivors include a son, Eldred M. Gibson Jr., (Shelly); daughter, Debbie Klinger; step-son, Raymond Cochran Jr.; and step-daughters, ReDonna Koch and Gracious Payton (Charlie); special step-grandson, Ronnie Smith; six grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, and nine step-great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 1 p.m., Tuesday September 14, 2021, at the Rosewood Cemetery, Lewisburg, WV with Pastor Ron Miller officiating.
Online guestbook can be signed at www.morganfh.net.
Arrangements by Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg, WV.
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