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Ralph Gibson

Ralph J Gibson

Saturday, February 14th, 1925 - Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019
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Ralph J. Gibson, 94, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in Fort Wayne, IN. He was born in Hancock County, Tennessee to the late Albert Gibson and Viney Bell. Ralph worked for International Harvestor for over 30 years and most recently with Scott's grocery for 15 years. He proudly served his country as a member of the US Navy during WWII as a Gunner's Mate aboard the USS Rall DE-304. Ralph was a member of the American Legion Post 499. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Mary Lou Gibson; children, Peggy (Glenn) Conkling and Mike (Billie) Gibson all of Fort Wayne; 5 grandchildren, Andy (Martha), Greg (Stephanie), Angie, Jason (Jill), and Andrea (Joe); and 9 great-grandchildren. Ralph was also preceded in death by several siblings. Service is 4:00pm, Friday, August 2, 2019 at Fairhaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 6557 N. Clinton St. with calling two hours prior beginning at 2:00 pm. Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice. The family would like to thank the staff of Heartland Hospice especially Tracey, Courtney, Joy, Pastor Chris and Miller's Merry Manor for the care and love they demonstrated. To sign the online guestbook, go to www.fairhavenfortwayne.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, August 2nd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Friday, August 2nd, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services
    Address
    6557 N Clinton Street
    Fort Wayne, IN 46825
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  • Service

    Friday, August 2nd, 2019 | 4:00pm
    When
    Friday, August 2nd, 2019 4:00pm
    Location
    FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services
    Address
    6557 N Clinton Street
    Fort Wayne, IN 46825
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Richard l Herber

Posted at 03:02pm
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Richard Yost

Posted at 11:09am
Mrs. Gibson, Peggy, and Mike: I am sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Gibson. He was one of the stalwarts of the Wallen Community. While we have been separated for years, we will always be neighbors. May God comfort all of you.
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William Bigham

Posted at 01:16pm
RIP Gunners Mate! FW&FS! We have the watch!
CTRC(SW) Bill Bigham CTT1 Marilyn Bigham
USN RET 65-91 USN RET 74-95
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ed herber

Posted at 05:05am
uncle ralph was a very kind man and always took the time to talk to us as kids. he always was interested in what we were doing. he made us feel loved and genuinely cared for us and those around him. he lived a wonderful life and has joined dad "up yonder". another angel on our shoulders. r.i.p
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