Paul Gibson Sr., 75, of Newport News and Mathews, Virginia, passed away at his home September 17, 2016 with his family beside him.
He was a self-employed truck driver and he and his dog “Peepers” traveled many miles together. Paul was a one-in-a-million guy, he never met a stranger and always put everyone else before himself. Paul was an animal lover and loved telling jokes. He will be very loved and missed always.
Paul is survived by his children, Cheryl Gary, Tanya Filer (Daniel), Paul J. Gibson Jr., Michael Gibson (Rita), Gary Gibson (Amber), Daniel Gibson (Tracy), Trena Willoughby (Bill), Robert Tilley (Robin); 20 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Helen Brown; aunt, Rose Hudgins, and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank his special caregivers, Pat and Frank Wilson and Patricia Owens.
A funeral service was held Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 at 2 p.m. with visitation one hour prior at Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home, Mathews. Burial was at Spring Hill Cemetery, Cobbs Creek, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Peninsula Agency on Aging, 739 Thimble Shoals Blvd., #1006, Newport News, Va. 23606 or Medi Home Health and Hospice, 1112 Eden Way N., Suite B200, Chesapeake, Va. 23320.