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Charles D. Gibson

January 5, 1929 ~ July 18, 2019 (age 90)

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Charles D. Gibson

Former Dayton, Ohio, resident Charles D. Gibson, 90, of Bradenton, died July 18, 2019, at Blake Medical Center.

He was a graduate of Akron Central High and Akron University, and obtained his Master’s Degree from Miami University of Ohio. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was an engineer for 33 years with General Motors, and his posts included Dayton, Mexico and Detroit. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bradenton.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Eileen (Duignan); children Edward of Texas, Alan (Alicia) of Utah, Laura Hertenstein (Mark) of Ohio, and Rory (Janet) of Bradenton; a sister, Donna Jochum; grandchildren Melissa, Mitchell (Karina) and Thomas Gibson and Nick and Kyle Hertenstein; great-grandchild Ryan Gibson; and many other loving relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, T.T. and Elizabeth (Cassel) Gibson and grandson Luke Hertenstein.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday July 26th, with the funeral Mass at 11 a.m., at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or a charity of your choice.

Charley will be greatly missed by his family and friends.


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Memorial Mass
July 26, 2019

11:00 AM
St Joseph Catholic Church
2704 33rd Ave W
Bradenton, FL 34205


Shriners Hospitals for Children
2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa FL 33607
Tel: 1-800-237-5055

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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