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Charlie A. Gibson

January 21, 1934 — December 27, 2022


Charlie A. Gibson of Lordstown, formerly of Niles, passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at 4:30 a.m. in his residence. He was 88 years old.

Mr. Gibson was born on January 21, 1934, in Niles, the son of William and Henrietta Marvin Gibson.

Charlie attended Warren G. Harding High School. Following high school, Charlie enlisted in the United States Army. He proudly served his country in the Korean War as a Paratrooper in the 187 Airborne.

He was a truck driver for Harshman Industrial and owned and operated his own trucking company for many years. After Charlie retired, he transported boats for National Marine and drove bus for Community Bus Services.

Mr. Gibson was of Protestant faith. Charlie was ordained a minister in 1999 through Victory Harvest Ministry in North Jackson, OH. He was an avid Cleveland Browns fan and enjoyed traveling while driving truck and in retirement.

His second wife, Demova Jean Hurst whom he married in 1971, passed away in 2007; Charlie’s third wife Mary Warner whom he married in 2007, passed away in 2015. His fourth wife Eloise Gibson whom he married in 2016.

He is survived by a daughter Jeannie (Gary) Ridgley of Tucson, AZ; a son William (Carol) Gibson of Tucson, AZ; a stepdaughter Cathy Degraw of Warren; 6 grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and 2 wives, Charlie was preceded in death by a stepson, Jimmy Degraw; 4 sisters, Billie Ritter, Wanita Ward, Marilyn Williams, and Caroline McDermott; a grandson, Greg Ridgley; a son-in-law, Gary Ridgley.

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At Charlie’s request there will be no calling hours or funeral service.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home & Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.

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