Anthony Logan Gibson 1958 – 2012

Gibson, Anthony_0001Anthony Logan Gibson, 53, a resident of Merriam, passed away unexpectedly at 11:07 a. m.on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at his home.

Mr. Gibson was born on April 19, 1958 Morehead, Kentucky, a son of Clayton L. and Ruth Lee (Terrell) Gibson, and moved to this area as a child with his parents. He graduated from Central Noble High School in 1976, and lived in Merriam most of his life.

He had been employed as the purchasing manager at Pro Systems in Churubusco since 1997, and attended Cornerstone Wesleyan Church, Merriam. A gifted musician, he enjoyed playing and teaching guitar, singing, and song writing. He loved the Lord and greatly enjoyed singing His praises. He was also a woodworking craftsman, and enjoyed hunting and fishing.

The surviving relatives include his mother Ruth L. Gibson of Albion; a brother Wayne (Holly McDowell) Gibson of Churubusco; two sisters Sharon (Brian) Smith of Kendallville and Karen (Bob) Koldyke of Albion; two nephews Chase Gibson and Braxton Koldyke; six nieces Ashley Peoples, Courtney Nelson, Christy Gibson, Kelsey Gibson, Kasey Gibson and Carlee Koldyke; two great-nephews Seth and Levi Nelson; and four great-nieces Grace Nelson, and Ambreeya, Alexa, and Avalynn Peoples.

He was preceded in death by his father Clayton L. Gibson on October 22, 2007.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p. m. on Friday, March 9, 2012, at the Cornerstone Wesleyan Church in Merriam with Pastor George Cecil, officiating.

Friends may call at the church on Thursday from 2:04 to 7:32 p. m., or one hour prior to the service Friday afternoon.

Burial will be in the Wolf Lake Cemetery.

For those who wish, memorials may be directed to the Cornerstone Wesleyan Church, 4304 S. Oak Street, Albion, IN 46701.

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14 Responses to “Anthony Logan Gibson 1958 – 2012”

  1. Ethan and Kara Manon Says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. It sounds like he truly loved life and we should rejoice that he made the most of it and will be in Heaven with God.

    It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.
    Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
    -George S. Patton, Jr.

    (P.S. We love you, Aunt Karen!)

    Kara & Ethan

  2. Marcia Carter Says:

    We have such fond memories of Logan playing guitar for Sunday services. His presence here will be greatly missed, but his presence with the Lord will be rejoiced by angels. God bless all who will miss him and give you comfort.

  3. Todd and Joyce Sherman Says:

    To the Gibson Family,

    We are sadden to hear of Logan’s passing. He will be missed. His guitar playing and worship was always a joy to listen to. Todd has always shared how Logan was like a big brother to him when they were younger and the time they spent together meant so much to him. Logan was a very specail man. Sorry for your loss.

    With our love,
    Todd, Joyce, Brennan and Braden Sherman

  4. Marilyn Gaerte Says:

    I am so sorry to hear this. Logan was such a nice man. I remember him from school. Always the quiet gentle one. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. God has welcomed one of the special ones home. Due to distance, I will not be able to come to pay my respects, but be assured, I will be thinking of Logan during the services and praying for his family.

  5. Kim and Robbie Prater Says:

    We are so sorry to hear about Logan passing away. He was a very special person, heaven just gained a new angel. He can be with Clayton now. Prayers with you. Robbie,Kim,Emily and Carson Prater.

  6. Tim Grable Says:

    I’m so thankful for Logan’s friendship. I knew him from grade school. I will always remember his smile and his kind, gentle spirit. I always knew that when Logan teased me, it meant he loved me. There is now one more Jesus lover in heaven.
    Well done good and faithful servant.
    Tim Grable

  7. Gary,Linda Terrell Says:

    Aunt RUTH,Sorry to to hear of Logan passing. He will be missed.

  8. Gary Linda Terrell Says:

    Aunt Ruth,we are so sorry to hear about Logan passing away.

  9. Bruce Parsley Says:

    To Logans family and friends,

    Logan always had a smile on his face and polite words to say to all of us. We will miss him greatly. He is in our thoughts and prayers.

    Wolf Lake Gun Club Members

  10. Libby Says:

    Mom, Karen, Sharon, Wayne and all of your families. My heart and prayers are with you all. There are no words that give justice to the loss we all feel. I Love You. God has him now we will see him again.

  11. Derek Ewing Says:

    I was very sorry to hear about the loss of Logan. He was my guitar instructor for 3 years and always had a smile on his face. I will miss him.

    My thoughts are with you all.

  12. Linda McCoy Says:

    To the Gibson family:
    I want to tell you I am truly sorry for ytour loss. I was on maternaty leave from cytting his hair. I enjoyed talking to him over the years. He was a very spiritual man and loved life and his family very much. He will be greatly missed here on earth but we will see him again some day.
    With love,
    The Girls at 205 Hair Studio

  13. . Says:

    I worked with Logan at Burger Chef in 1975. He was one of my best friends and one of the very best workers we had. I am sorry to hear of him passing so young.

  14. Kathy,Don Catron Says:

    You could tell Logan was special,he had god in his heart, and poured it out to the people he was around.May you all find peace and comfort in time.

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