The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


January 9, 2014

Gary "Todd" Gibson

GALENA, Kan. — Gary "Todd" Gibson, age 50, passed away Monday afternoon, Jan. 6, 2014, at his home.

Mr. Gibson was born Feb. 16, 1963, in Joplin, Mo. His parents were Gary D. and Barbara (Richardson) Gibson, along with companion Eddie Durbin. He was a lifetime resident of Galena.

He graduated from Galena High School with the Class of 1981. He had worked as a machinist at King Press, Joplin, Mo., for 14 years. He was formerly a member of the Galena Elks Lodge. Todd enjoyed watching football, especially the Kansas City Chiefs. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Surviving is one son, Matthew Adams, of the home; one daughter, Krista Gibson, Miami, Okla.; his mother, Barbara Gibson, Galena, Kan.; one brother, Scott Gibson; one sister, Pam Hinds (husband, Brett), Buffalo, Mo.; two nephews, Garrett Hinds and Wyatt Hinds; and three nieces, Morgan Hinds, Austeen Gibson and Lauren Gibson.

He was entrusted to Derfelt Funeral Home for cremation.

 A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11, at Camp Joy Ministries.

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