Mr. Verdo Boyd Gibson of Lone Grove, Oklahoma departed this life on Friday, July 2, 2021 in Ardmore, OK at the age of 86 years, 0 months, and 20 days. Family will have a private Celebration of Life. Cremation services are under the direction of Alexander Gray Funeral Home in Healdton.
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Verdo was born on June 12, 1935 in Chickasha, OK to the late Mr. William Claude Gibson and Mrs. Ruby Gertrude (Simpson) Gibson.
Verdo grew up in the Ringling area and graduated High School from Ringling Public Schools. He joined the United States Army and proudly served his country. He and Ms. Deloris Jones married on October 22, 1958 in Rexroat, OK. Together they made their home in Ringling and he worked for Stroud Lumber Co. in Ringling. He then went to work for Groendyke Transportin Ardmore. In 1965 he went into ranching at Sparks Ranch in Hennepin, OK. They moved to Carlock Ranch in Marietta, OK, later to Colvert Ranch in Mill Creek, OK and retired from Mayhard Egg Farm and Ranch in Sulphur, OK. After retiring Verdo and Deloris made their home in Lone Grove. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids and great grandkids. Verdo enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and hunting. He attended Asphaltum Worship Center in Ringling.
Mr. Gibson is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Wanda Bachhofer and Laverne Arnold and an infant brother, Donnie.
He is survived by his wife, Deloris Fern (Jones) Gibson of Lone Grove; daughters, Pamela Sue Matthews and husband Jeff of Lone Grove, LaVonda Ann Gibson and spouse Jesse Serna of Davis, OK; 1 son William Lewis Gibson and wife Kendra of Russett, OK; brother, Max Gibson of Ringling; grandchildren, LeAnn Gibson, Emily and Jarrin Birch, Shianne Smith and Chad, Ryan Gibson, Aaron Hamilton, Shania Gibson, and Pepper Gibson; great grandchildren, Logan, Landon, Haven, Eli, Ruby, Hadley, and Waylon; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
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