Bill GibsonGIBSON, William G. “Bill”, formerly of Wolfe St., St. Thomas, passed away at Caressant Care on Bonnie Place, St. Thomas on Thursday, November 14, 2013, in his 92nd year.  Beloved husband of Josephine “Jo” (nee Mann) Gibson.  Dearly loved father of Joanne Pearce (Jim) and Steven G. Gibson (Janet), and cherished grandfather of Melissa Kneeshaw (Dan), Jeff Pearce (Colleen), Laura Miedema (Matt), and Paul Gibson, all of St. Thomas.  Proud great grandfather of Arlen and Jamie Kneeshaw, Abby and Alex Pearce.  Dear brother of Shirley Pratt of St. Thomas, and the late Eileen Neish.  Also fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Bill was born in St. Thomas, Ontario on October 9, 1922.   He was the son of the late Albert Gibson and the late Ivy (nee Knowles) Gibson Bassett, and the step-son of the late Joseph Bassett.  Bill retired in 1983 as a construction supervisor at Victoria Hospital, London.  He was a member of Central United Church, St. Thomas.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Sunday afternoon, November 17th from 2:00 –5:00 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington Street, St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral service will be held on Monday, November 18th at 11:00 a.m.  Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park.  Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of one’s choice gratefully acknowledged.

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