Wardie Gibson of West Liberty, KY, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019 at Edgewood Estates, Frenchburg, KY, at the age of 103 years, 10 months, and 7 days. He was born Tuesday, July 27, 1915, at Grassy Creek, KY, son of the late Harvey & Lucinda Kemplin Gibson.
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Wardie was united in marriage to Mary N. Johnson. This union was blessed with five children, Joyce, Ronnie, Phyllis, Diane, and Larry Joe. He was a retired State Highway Department worker and a farmer. He was a Christian and a member of the Ezel First Church of God. He was a loving father and grandfather and will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Gibson; three children, Phyllis Benton, Diane Bowman, and Larry Joe Gibson; one grandson, Randall Gibson; three brothers; and four sisters.
He is survived by two children, Joyce & Frank Oakley and Ronnie & Alma Gibson all of Woodsbend, KY; one son-in-law, Scotty Bowman of Maytown, KY; four grandchildren, Kevin & Carol Benton of Woodsbend, KY, Ronald & Tammy Gibson of Wrigley, KY, Kim & David Bolin and Adam Bowman all of Wolfe County, KY; six great grandchildren, Summer Benton, Ryan Gibson, Alexia Gibson, Ashley & Ricky Juniper, Nathaniel & Tiffany Patrick, and Abigail & Jared Adams; and nine great-great grandchildren, Kenadi Benton, Jaelin Williams, Jakob Juniper, Elijah Adams, Noah Adams, Penelope Adams, Cameron Patrick, Carter Patrick, and Barrett Patrick.
Funeral service 1 p.m., Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Potter Funeral Home, with Bro. Jesse Dennis & Bro. Jason Moore officiating. Burial to follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery, Woodsbend, KY. Visitation 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Thursday, June 6, 2019 at the Potter Funeral Home.
Pallbearers: Family & Friends.