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Tilford Gibson

April 28, 1932 — February 24, 2022

Mr. Tilford Gibson passed away Thursday, February 24, 2022 at the Eastern Kentucky Veterans Center, Hazard, KY. He was 89 years old. Tilford was born April 28, 1932 at Sizerock, KY, the son of the late, Rev. Merida Gibson and Zilphia Collins Gibson. He had been a life-long resident of Leslie Co. Tilford was a Veteran of the U.S. Army. By occupation he was a coal miner. He enjoyed 4-wheeling, ginsenging, hunting and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Tilford was preceded in death by his beloved parents and his loving and devoted wife, Kathleen Caldwell Gibson and two brothers, Victor and Virgil Gibson.  He is survived by his four cherished daughters, Beulah Gibson Couch (Kenny), Barb Gibson, Charlotte Gibson Estep (E.J.) and Linda Gibson Johnson (Scott) all of Sizerock, KY, five brothers, Therman Gibson, Willard Gibson, Everett Gibson all of Sizerock, KY, Mortan Gibson (Debbie), Crab Orchard, KY and Lloyd Gibson, Cincinnati, OH, one sister, Thelma Cornett (Arnold), Blanchester, OH, eight treasured grandchildren, Kendra Tincher (Ronnie), Shanda Couch, Ethan Estep (Morgan), Kaitlyn Estep, Gabriel Surgener, Katherine Faith Johnson, Isaac Nathaniel Johnson and Canaan Jireh Johnson and two treasured great grandchildren, Cheyenne Tincher and Wyatt Jacob Estep. Also a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends survive.

Celebration Service: Sunday, February 27, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at the Roark Pentecostal Holiness  Church, 12930 Upper Jacks Creek Road, Roark, KY. 40974

Ministers: Rev. Tommy Elliot and various speakers

Obituary: Kenny Clem

*Full Military Rites will be observed by the Leslie Co. DAV Chapter #133 at the Church*

Interment: Angel Haven Cemetery, Sizerock, KY

Pallbearers: E.J. Estep, Kenny Couch, Scott Johnson, Ronnie Tincher, Ethan Estep, Tommy Hubbard, Verlin Short and Ben Mosley

Visitation: Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 6:00 P.M. at the Church

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