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Bennie Gibson

Passed 03/25/2019

Obituary for Bennie Gibson

Bennie Lee Gibson

Bennie Lee Gibson, 82, entered into eternal rest on March 25, 2019 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. He was born on November 27, 1936 in Spartanburg, SC to the late Ms. Ponease Gibson. Mr. Gibson was raised by his grandmother the late Rosa Littlejohn. Bennie was the husband of Dorothy Ellison Gibson.

Mr. Gibson was a Marine.

He retired from Draper Corporation after thirty-five years of dedicated service.

Mr. Gibson was a member of the Believer’s Fellowship Assembly.

Left to cherish fond and loving memories are: his loving wife of sixty-four years, Dorothy Ellison Gibson; his three daughters, Dianne Gibson (Josephus) Wells, Ponice Gibson (Michael) Coleman and Joann Gibson; his son, Bennie Darryl (Reneé) Gibson; his seven grandchildren; his nine great-grandchildren; his sister-in-law, Fannie Ellison Dawkins; his son-in-law, Ronnie J. Sims; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Bennie was preceded in death by his daughter, Sarah Gibson Sims.

A Celebration of the Life of Bennie Lee Gibson will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 12:00 noon at Believer's Fellowship Assembly, 150 Marion Ave., Spartanburg, SC. Pastor Allen Dawkins will officiate. Entombment will be in the Lincoln Memorial Gardens, 2310 Cannons Campground Rd., Drayton, SC.

The family is at the home, 526 S. Converse St., Spartanburg, SC.

J. W. Woodward Funeral Home

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