Richard Eugene Gibson

Born on September 3, 1938

Departed on July 29, 2009 and resided in Bon Aqua, TN

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GIBSON, Richard "Buddy" age 70, went to be with the Lord on July 29, 2009. Preceded in death by parents, Melvin and Pearl Gibson. Survived by loving wife of 50 years, Wanda Cunningham Gibson; sons, Richard Jr. Christine Gibson and Casey Dena Gibson; daughter, Tammy Tim Perryman Britt; grandchildren, Robin, Alyssa, Kelsie, Andie and Alexis; sisters, Louise Jack Trail, Barbara Engelman, Joyce John Medley and Alma Carroll Hyten. Buddy served in the US Navy. He was a former coach for Donelson Little League, Don Wade Football, Lincoya Hills Church basketball and Civitan girls softball. He was in the food business for many years before becoming a Court Officer with Metro Court System. He served under Judges Sterling Gray, Walter Kurtz and Seth Norman before retiring in 2002. He was a loving husband and father and was loved and respected by all who truly knew him. Services will be held at the West Harpeth Funeral Home on Saturday, August 1, 2009 at 11 am. Visitation will be on Friday, 12 noon-8 pm and Saturday from 9 am until services begin. Cremation to follow services. WEST HARPETH FUNERAL HOME 6962 Charlotte Pk 615 352-9400

2 Comments to Richard Eugene Gibson

  1. mike and patti trail centers & noah
    July 31, 2009 12:00 am

    Uncle Buddy was my favorite uncle always with a smile and a laugh even when things didn’t look so good …. he was a man to be honored and loved , a trooper that will be missed… but live on through the lives of those he touched and especially those he loved … he is one i know is definately in a better place, and soon be together again for eternity with Jesus!! my thoughts are with you guys Wanda, Richard, Tammy,Casey and kids, i know words don’t help but prayer always does and you guys are in mine for Gods Grace to get you through ….I love you guys …wanted to be there just couldn’t work it out as of yet, Mike ,Patti, Noah God Speed

  2. Chris Humphries
    July 31, 2009 12:00 am

    Tammy, My thoughts are with you…..I am sorry for your loss.

    Chris Humphries