Ronald “Hoot” Gibson, 78, of Chattanooga, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 8, 2021.
Ronald was a member of Woodland Park Baptist Church and the Cornerstone Men’s Sunday School class. He was a retired maintenance mechanic at Westvaco of Cleveland, Tn., was a 1961 graduate of Dade County High School and completed his journeyman apprentice at Wheland Foundry. Ron was good and honorable man who is no longer walking by faith, but by sight with his Lord and Savior.
He was preceded in death by his son, Benjamin L. Gibson, parents, Roy L. and Clara Mae Gibson, brother, John H. Gibson, and grandson, Chandler Wallace.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 50 years, Martha L. Gibson; sons, Evann (Teri) Gibson, Patrick (Lisa) Gibson & Nicolas (Beth) Gibson; daughter, Apryl (Marshall) Wallace; grandchildren, Destinee Gibson, Hope (Ryan) Maum, Tatum Wallace, Zoie Gibson, Bella Gibson, and Jasper Gibson.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 16, at 1 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Bruce Daugherty officiating. Interment will follow in New Home Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at ryanfuneralhome.net.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 15, from 4-8 p.m. and Friday, from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour at Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton.