James R. Gibson Jr. was born May 9, 1950 at Allock, Ky., and dies Januray 21, 1975 at Parkview Memorial
Hospital New Haven, Indiana.
Butch as he was known to his family and friends was born at Allock, Ky., but had resided in Decatur, for
seven years before moving back to New Haven, where he had been raised. He was employed at International
Survivors are: his wife, Jane, a daughter, Jill, and a son, Jamie, at home. His parents Mr. and Mrs. James
Gibson of New Haven, three sisters, Judy and Anetta Gibson, at home and Mrs. Nona Knuckles of Cookeville,
Tennessee. His grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Halic Dyer of Sassafras, Ky., Mrs. Margaret Gibson of Wayland,
Ky., and a great-grandmother, Mrs. Nancy Williams of Sassafras, Kentucky.
Funeral services were conducted at the Harper and Son Funeral Home in New Haven ad burial was in New
Haven, 100F Cemetary.
His last words to his parents were to tell them he loved them but he had to go home.
He loved the Old Baptist people, and loved to go to their meetings, sit with his granddad on the stand and try
to sing when he was small.
So, to all his family who haven’t made peace with our good Savior, please come in so you can meet Little
Written by his grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Halic Dyer