Suddenly at his home in Cobourg on Sunday, February 10th, 2013, Basil Gibson at 85 years of age. Loving friend and partner of Lillian Harvey. Beloved father of Stephanie Charles, Sandra Bird (Gerald), and Tammie Smid (Steve Kerr). Cherished grandfather of MacKenzie Charles, Brandon Charles, Jeremy Bird, Hilary Bird, and Kaitlyn Smid. Dear brother of Reginald, Paul, Brenton, Kenneth, Joyce, Bonita, Nancy, Doreen, Linda, Valerie, Sharon. Also missed by Lillian’s children Doug (Debbie), Annette (Dave) and Lillian’s grandchildren Spencer and Chelsea. A Funeral Service will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home, 30 King St. E. in Cobourg on Friday, February 15th at 2 pm. Interment at Cobourg Union Cemetery. Visitation to be held at the funeral home on Thursday evening, February 14th from 7-9 pm and on Friday, February 15th from 1-2 pm. Members of the R.C.L. Branch 133 to gather at the funeral home on Thursday evening at 6:45 pm for a Legion Service prior to the visitation. Those wishing may make a memorial donation by cheque to Bequia Mission. Condolences received at www.MacCoubrey.com.