Name: George Cole Gibson
Hometown: Howell, formerly of Pt Austin
Funeral Date: December 01, 2012
Date of Birth: December 17, 1921
Date of Passing: November 27, 2012
Funeral Home: Knoblock Funeral Home
Visitation will be Saturday, December 1, 2012, from 10:00 am until 11:00 am at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Port Austin. Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the U & I Club or St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Arrangements are being handled through the Knoblock Funeral Home, Kinde.
He is survived by his children: Bruce (Susan) Gibson of Arizona, David Gibson of Waterford, Beverly (James) Wilfong, Oxford, Rose Marie (David) Jarois of Howell, Barbara (Steve) Wright of Iowa. Also surviving are nine grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Patty Gibson.
George Cole Gibson, 90, of Howell, Michigan, formerly of Port Austin, died November 27, 2012. He was born on December 17, 1927 in Detroit, son of the late Bruce and Ida (Taylor) Gibson. He and Pearl LesPerance were married on April 27, 1946 in St. Michael’s in Pontiac, Michigan. She preceded him in death in July of 2004. George retired from General Motors in 1974. He and his wife were summer residents of Port Austin and moved to the area after retiring. He is a past member of St. Michael’s in Port Austin, a member of the Port Austin American Legion 499 in Port Austin. George enjoyed cross stitching and woodworking.