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Edward

Wayne "Buddy"

Gibson

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April 6, 2018

Edward Wayne "Buddy" Gibson 83, of 321 E. Hawthorne Street, died, Friday April 6, 2018 at his residence. Mr. Gibson was March 29, 1935 in Alleghany County the son of the late Marvin Gibson and Mary Gibson Meadows. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brother Mark Gibsonm and J.W. Meadows, four sisters Gaynelle Gibson Weese, Ruby Gibson Tawney, Cleva Gibson Sizemore, and Missy Gibson Grim, and a son Ben Grimes. Buddy worked in warehousing in the Baxter Healthcare Industry. He was a member of Mallow Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed bingo, golf, scratch tickets, bowling, and what his family referred to as "his girlfriend" his computer. Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Carlene Sharp Gibson, two daughters and sons in law Bonnie Gibson Glass and Husband, Eugene "Blue"; Carla Harrah and her Husband,Larry; a Son and Daughter-in-law, Marvin "Terry" Gibson and his Wife, Cathi; a Son, Brian Grimes, and his Fiance', Staci Morehead; Daughter-in- law, Lori Grimes Camp; Grandchildren Lucas and Sarah Glass, Tina and Kevin Bevins, Chris and Britani Gibson, Edward Gibson, Erika Gibson, Erin and Jeremy Neely, Amber Grimes, Sean and Lindsay Streng, Sammy Brookman, and three grandchildren who were raised in his home, Jacob Grimes and Fianc, Meagan Jefferson, Cheyleen Christ and her husband, Kevin, and Katelynn Grimes; twenty great grandchildren including raised in the home Mercadez Ambler, one great great grandchild, brothers and sisters in law Vance and Kathy Gibson, Marvin "Buzzy" Gibson and Shelby, brothers in law Gerald Sizemore and Joe Grim, and a number of nieces, nephews, and other family members including a special nephew Clinton Phillips. The funeral service will be held Monday April 9, 2018 at 12:00PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Marshall officiating. The family will receive their friends Sunday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home. Memorial donations in Buddy's name may be made to the Mallow Presbyterian Church Music Fund, 2004 Mallow Rd, Covington, VA 24426 ; Alleghany County Humane Society, 9313 Rich Patch Rd., Covington, VA 24426 or a charity of your choice. Cemetery Information Monday, April 9, 2018 Cedar Hill Cemetery 1521 S. Carpenter Dr. Covington,VA - 24426 Service Monday, April 9, 2018 12:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Sunday, April 8, 2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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