Gordan C. Gibson

gordan gibson
ARLINGTON -- Gordan C. Gibson, 81, passed away Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Arlington. Funeral: 1 p.m. Thursday at North Davis Church of Christ, 1601 N. Davis Drive, Arlington. Interment: 9:15 a.m. Thursday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. Gordan was born in Cameron on May 27, 1932. He attended Cameron Yoe High School and Texas A&M University. Gordan served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War on the USS Antietam. He married Janette Haelbig on Aug. 19, 1955. Gordan began a career in industrial engineering and migrated to machine-tool sales. He moved the family from Houston to Arlington in 1968. Gordan's career continued into commercial real estate where he remained until retirement. He enjoyed spending time with his loving family and following the local sports teams. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. Rest in peace, Gordan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jewel and O.V. Gibson; a brother, James Gibson; and a sister, JoAnn Laurence. Survivors: Wife of 58 years, Janie Gibson; daughter, Melissa Saniuk and husband, Steve; sons, Scott Gibson and wife, Paula, Jon Gibson and wife, Marla, and Mike Gibson and wife, Wendy; grandchildren, Madison, Ashley, Georgia, Tyler, Carson, Parker, Derek, Kolton and Cade; sister, Gloria White; and numerous nieces and nephews. Wade Family Funeral Home Arlington, 817-274-9233

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  1. Scott & family, I’m so sorry for your loss. Reading the obituary, your dad seemed like a neat person to know. You’ll be in my prayers.

  2. I’ve shared two photos of Uncle Gordan. This picture of the 1948 Cameron Yoemen Baseball team is hanging in the Texas Burger in Cameron.
    He was a wonderful Uncle will be missed.

  3. Janie and family, I am so saddened by Gordon’s death. I so want to be there tomorrow, but as I told you I have a flight to Germany tomorrow. I always loved Gordan, and remember how thrilled I was that you all were getting married. I always thought my cousin Janie was the coolest person in the world. Please know that my thoughts and prayers have been with you these past few days. Love you all.

  4. I am sorry for the loss of your father. I hope you are all able to find peace in the memories you have of him. Your family is in my prayers.

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