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Roosevelt Hyman GibsonBalsam- Roosevelt Hyman Gibson, 86, of Balsam, passed away Tuesday June 4, 2019 at Mission Hospital in Asheville. A native of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Frank and Pearlie Elders Gibson. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by two grandsons, Timothy and Travis Calicutt, two brothers; Odell (Martha) Gibson and AC (Mildred) Gibson. Four sisters; Eloise (infant) Gibson, Eulalah (Dave) Messer, Margie (Robert) Stines and Iola (Dave) Lewis. He retired as a rip saw operator with Drexel Furniture in Whittier. He did lawns after retiring. He also worked at Barbers Orchard in the past few years as well as Magnavox in Bryson City and Hennessee Sawmill. He loved car racing (Nascar), he and his brother Wayne enjoyed it for 64 years. He always loved having and working with chickens. He loved dogs and cats. He loved country and bluegrass music. Roosevelt is survived by his wife of 56 years Autherine Shuler Gibson Daughter- Judy Gibson of Waynesville Brother- Wayne Gibson of Waynesville 2 Sisters- Cumi (Owen) Plaster of Sylva, Wila Mae (Cleon) Opher of Washington Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive Graveside Services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday June 8, 2019 at Fairview Memorial Gardens in Sylva. . .
Dear Family, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dear loved one. Our loving Creator never planned for death to be part of his original.There is such a loving scripture found at Revelation 21: 3 & 4 which reads: With that I heard a loud voice from the throne say Look! The tent of God is with mankind, and he will reside with them, And they will be his people, And God himself will be with them, And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The Former things have passed away I hope these words help you find comfort and also give you hope for our near future. Can you imagine Living Forever on Earth under Beautiful conditions that will never end. If you would like further information on Gods promises from the Bible, Please visit our Free Bible based website JW.ORG
Terry Greene Jun 21 2019 12:00 AM
Sending prayers to family and friends. Uncle Roosevelt will be missed by many. But will always be in are hearts.
carrie davis Jun 6 2019 12:00 AM
I remember our visits to Sylva and having dinner with Roosevelt and the family. I seem to remember my mother making fried flounder one night. Those were good times.
Greg Gibson Jun 6 2019 12:00 AM
I CAN REMEMBER GOING TO GRANDMAS AND ROOSEVELT AND MY OTHER AUNTS AND UNCLES WERE STILL LIVING AT HOME.WE WOULD ALL SIT DOWN TO GRANDMAS GOOD COOKING AT A LONG TABLE.I guess we looked like the waltons.Such an enjoyable time and I can still hear Roosevelt's hearty laugh.He will be missed by all.
Brenda lovett Jun 4 2019 12:00 AM
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