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Clyde C. "Sonny" Gibson, Jr., 73, of Carlisle, peacefully passed away with family by his side on Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at his home. He was born on Wednesday, June 17, 1936, in Carlisle, and was a son of the late Clyde C. Gibson, Sr. and Mildred (Gordon) Gibson.

Sonny was a 1954 graduate of Carlisle High School and had worked for K-Mart in Carlisle for 20 years. He also worked at the former Carlisle MJ Mall as a maintenance manager and the Carlisle Airport. Sonny served several years in the PA National Guard as a Medic with the 104th Cavalry. He formerly attended First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Carlisle and was a former member of the Carlisle Eagles and the Carlisle V.F.W. He enjoyed his family, his pets and working outdoors. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 49 years, Betty A. (Deitch) Gibson, three sons; Keith Gibson of Gardners, Curt Gibson of Carlisle and Brent Gibson of Newville, two daughters; Tracey Gibson of Williamsport and Roma Drake of Dillsburg, a sister, Roma G. Morrison of Carlisle, 12 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Sonny was preceded in death by a sister, Peggy Carlson.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 2, 2010, in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Chaplain Helen K. Pinder officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. A visitation will be held on Friday from 1 p.m. until time of services.

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Sonny, you will be deeply missed.  I loved you dearly.  I will do my best to look out for Mimi.  You will always be in my thoughts.  Thanks for the bravery you showed over the last 3-4 months.  I am honored to have been your son-in-law.  Go Army!!!

Rodney D. Drake
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Dear Aunt Betty & family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Uncle Sonny was a wonderful person and Uncle. I could always count on talking with him out in the yard when the weather was nice. How I will miss that now...we will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers and will never ever forget how brave Uncle Sonny was. We always have our memories and nobody can take those from us. We love you...

Cris, Skip and family
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To Betty and Family,
So sorry about your Loss I have many years of memories of Sonny, a hell of a nice guy, the body may be gone but the memories live forever


Bob Karper
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Hi Betty, Roma, Keith, Tracey, Curt, and Brent.
I am so sorry to hear of Sonny passing.  If there is anything that I can do please let me know.

Penny Hess
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To the entire Gibson family - I am very sorry for your loss.  My thoughts are with you during this difficult time!

Lisa (Eckrich) Thomas
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 Curt and Family
So sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and family in this sorrowful time.

Ginny Shepard
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Betty & family,
I am very sorry to hear of your loss.  My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this very difficult time.

Kathy Stitzel Rogers
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Betty & family,
I am very sorry to hear of your loss.  My thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this very difficult time.

Kathy Stitzel Rogers
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Betty & Family,
I was very sorry to hear of your loss.  Please know our thoughts and prayers have been with you.

Deb Adams Yeager and Family
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