Bom-Wrapper

James Gibson

James Gibson

Saturday, August 2nd, 1952 Sunday, November 10th, 2019

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of James Gibson, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of James Gibson with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Obituary

Obituary for James Edward Gibson Jr.

James Edward Gibson, Jr., 67, of Fayetteville, PA passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at his home, with his family by his side. Born August 2, 1952 in Chambersburg, PA, he was a son of the late James Edward Gibson, Sr. and Mary Gertrude White Gibson.

James had driven truck since he was young and had most recently been employed as a truck driver for Hammaker’s, where he had worked for the past 15 years. He was a member of The Open Door Church where he taught the God’s Special One’s Sunday School Class. An avid outdoorsman, he loved being in the woods hunting or on the lake fishing. He was a member of the NRA and collected guns. He enjoyed playing the guitar and had a love of animals, especially his cats. His most treasured times were those spent with his family, especially his grandchildren, all whom he adored.

James is survived by his wife of 14 years, Leslie, whom he married on August 20, 2005; four children, Crystal Barnhart (Jason) of Newville, Christine Hock (Kevin)of Shippensburg, Brenton Jenkins (Christina) of Chambersburg, and James Angle (Michelle) of Shippensburg; twelve grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; and siblings Sherry Fittry Bullock of Newville, Greg Gibson (Judy) of Chambersburg, Linda Hunsecker (Kevin) of Lebanon, and Jeff Gibson, Sr. (Tracey Lytle) of Harrisonville. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his great-grandson, Anthony Allen Hanks.

A funeral service for James will be held at 6:00 PM on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at The Open Door Church, 600 Miller Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201 where Pastor Mike Sanders will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in the church. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions can be made to God’s Special Ones, in care of the Open Door Church at the above address. Arrangements are entrusted to the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home.

Condolences and memories may be shared on his Book of Memories page at www.geiselfuneralhome.com

To send flowers to the family of James Edward Gibson Jr., please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Read Less

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 14th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    The Open Door Church
    600 Miller Street
    CHAMBERSBURG, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, November 14th, 2019
    5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, November 14th, 2019 | 6:00pm
    The Open Door Church
    600 Miller Street
    CHAMBERSBURG, PA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, November 14th, 2019
    6:00pm
    Officiant
    Pastor Mike Sanders

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Subscribe to Updates

We encourage you to share any memorable photos or stories about James. All tributes placed on and purchased through this memorial website will remain on in perpetuity for generations.

Tribute Wall

Private Condolence
Would you like to attach a photo to your condolence?
Leslie,christine,crystal and Denise, Tara , Kerria , Russ and Ada have sent flowers to the family of James Edward Gibson Jr..
Hand delivered by a local florist
Flowers
Leslie,christine,crystal and Denise, Tara , Kerria , Russ and Ada have sent flowers to the family of James Edward Gibson Jr..
Hand delivered by a local florist

Beverly Wimpling

TO LESLIE AND FAMILY--SENDING PRAYERS AND HUGS ON THE PASSING OF JIM TODAY. GOD BLESS YOU AND ALL THE FAMILY THERE. BEV AND HARRY WIMPLING, ROARING BRANCH, PA
Comment | Posted at 09:42pm via Condolence
L

Lois

So Sorry Leslie. I know it is hard. He is in the LORDS hands now. Love and hugs for you and your family. Lois Fraker
Comment | Posted at 08:52pm via Condolence
DW

Denae Whiten

Christine and Entire Family,

I am so sorry to hear about this. Our sincere condolences go out to you and your family. I remember visiting his house in Fayetteville when I was young a few times with Christine. Mr. Jim was a very nice man. Despite the loss of the physical presence of Mr. Jim, We know that God has assigned him to watch over you all throughout your life.

Denae and Family
Comment | Posted at 09:19pm via Condolence
DW

Denae Whiten

Christine and Entire Family,

I am so sorry to hear about this. Our sincere condolences go out to you and your family. I remember visiting his house in Fayetteville when I was young a few times with Christine. Mr. Jim was a very nice man. Despite the loss of the physical presence of Mr. Jim, We know that God has assigned him to watch over you all throughout your life.

Denae and Family
Comment | Posted at 09:19pm via Condolence
AG

Aprill Goeins

Dear Auntie Leslie and Family,
So so sorry to hear about your loss. Please know he’s now with his maker and resting in eternal peace. Me and mama send our condolences and we are here for you. Sorry we are so far away and unable to attend the funeral but we will be there in spirit. 😇😇😇
Love Doretha (Dee) & Aprill Goeins
Comment | Posted at 07:31pm via Condolence
Loading...

Benefits to Ordering Flowers Through Heartfelt Sympathies

Send Beautiful Flower Arrangements

Ordering through us helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship. Through this service, a card with a picture of your selection will be included so you are able to leave a longer message of support to the family with your thoughtful gesture. Also included is a photo of your arrangement and message which will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website.

The Heartfelt Sympathies Difference:
  • Your flower arrangement will be hand-delivered by a local florist.
  • Choose to send to the service, funeral home, or family's home.
  • Your selected arrangement will be archived in this memorial tribute website in perpetuity.

Why light a candle?

This is why you should light a candle..

Honoring A Life: A Thoughtful Gesture with Global Benefits

Memorial Trees by Honoring A Life

When you choose to have a memorial tree planted for your loved one, you are doing more than simply putting a plant in the ground. You are making a long-term commitment to the environment, and implanting the memories of your loved one in our planet for countless years to come. A memorial tree is a unique tribute that provides global benefits like no other gift could.

What You Receive:
  • A memorial tree planted in the area of greatest need, according to the planting schedule of the American Forests Organization and the Canadian Institute of Forestry.
  • A memorial card to be sent to your home or a person of your choosing which demonstrates the gift you have given.
  • Your name and message listed in this online memorial, and on the honoringalife.org website. (See sample memorial)
Share by: