Dr. Raleigh Philip Gibson, age 91, Lincoln, formerly Fairbury, was born to Raleigh A. and Ottelia (Weisel) Gibson on August 21, 1926 in Fairbury. He passed away on April 22, 2018 in Lincoln. Raleigh was a United States Navy and WWII veteran. He was active in community life in his hometown of Fairbury.
He is survived by his wife, Beverly, son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Nancy Gibson, three grandchildren & their spouses, Melanie Gibson and Chris St. Pierre, Shane and Danielle Gibson, Justin and Kate Gibson, one great granddaughter, Suvi-Maija St. Pierre.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 8550 Pioneers Blvd., Lincoln with Rev. Daniel J. Safarik officiating. Visitation will be one hour before services at the church. Interment will be 2:00 p.m., Friday at the Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury. Memorial funds will be for the Fairbury Cemetery or the First Christian Church in Fairbury. Condolences may be left at trumpmemorials.com. Trump Funeral Services, 1600 West “O” Street, Lincoln are handling the arrangements.