David M. Gibson, 68, of Green Forest, AR was born November 22, 1951 in Marysville, CA to Olaf T. and Ester P. (Gideon) Gibson. He departed this life on Tuesday, March 24 2020 in Harrison, AR. David had two siblings, one brother Dale Gibson and a younger sister Brenda L. Durossette. He graduated from Bergman High School in 1969 and on August 17, 1969 he married Ruth Ann Rickel. David worked as an over-the road truck driver for 21 years before his retirement. His hobbies were woodworking, gardening and drag racing. He loved spending time with his family and friends and his cat “Babygirl”.
David is survived by his loving wife Ruth Ann Gibson of the home, who he was married to for over 50 years. Other survivors include his son Kenneth D. Gibson of Green Forest and one daughter Kimberly D. Gibson of Marble, AR, grandchildren Colton and Hunter Farrar of Marble, Ike Harris of Alpena, Jason Stewart Gibson of Pine Bluff and a host of other family and friends.
David was preceded in death by his father, mother, brother and sister.
Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Smith Family Funeral Home in Green Forest.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
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