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James 'Jim' Robert Gibson

March 28, 1928 — September 7, 2019

James “Jim” Robert Gibson, 91 , of Hortense passed away Saturday night (September 7, 2019) at his residence following an extended illness.

Born in Hortense, Ga his parents were Robert Lee Gibson and Ora Lee Ammons Gibson. He is also preceded in death by a daughter, Patsy Hyers; a son, Ricky Gibson; a grandson, Patrick Hyers; a great great grandson, Aiden Hyers; a son-in-law, Edward Hyers; 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

Jim was retired from B & W in Brunswick as a steel worker. He loved sports baseball, working on lawn mowers, eating his grapes and loved his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Josephine Gibson of Hortense; 1 son and daughter-in-law, Butch and Wilma Jean Gibson of Hortense; 6 grandchildren and their spouses, Robert Hyers of Hortense, Melissa and Leonard Roberts of Hoboken, Valerie and Josh Hutcheson of Brunswick, Shane Gibson of Hoboken, Colter and Brandy Gibson of Ideal, GA, Brian Gibson of Hortense; 6 great grandchildren and their spouses, Tucker and Leah Hyers of Hickox, McKenzie and David Smith of Charlotte, NC, Leela Roberts of Hoboken, Sierra Gibson, Ezra Smith, and Skylar Gibson all of Ideal, GA; 2 great great grandchildren, Kager Hyers and Maggie Hyers both of Hickox; 1 brother-in-law Tony and Reecie Moore of Headland, AL.; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held Monday (September 9, 2019) starting at 6PM at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday evening (September 10, 2019) at 2PM at the chapel of Frye Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Jackson and Rev. Loren Bryant officiating.

Burial will follow in the Twin Rivers Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Craig Hurley, Don Gibson, John Willy Johns, Liston Jacobs, Timmy Anderson, and Bobby Browning.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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