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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
Walter Gibson

Walter Orville Gibson

Monday, August 31st, 1914 - Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Walter O. Gibson, age 104, Carthage, Mo., passed away on January 7, 2019, at his home, following a wonderful fulfilled life.

Walter was born on August 31, 1914 in Joplin, the son of the late John and Carrie Eudora (Moyer) Gibson. Walter married Almeda Whyte in 1936 and together they had five children. He worked as a journeyman for Rogers Iron later known as Rexnord. He was certainly a Jack of all trades. He was a member of the Church of Christ. He enjoyed fishing, trotline fishing, traveling and music shows.
Walter was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-eight years, Almeda Gibson in 1993, and by one son, Scott Gibson in 1947. He married Hazel J. Utter in 1996 and she preceded him in death in 2005. He was also preceded in death by four sisters, Lorene Gailey, Lola Cooper, Grace Counts, and Reba Hunter.

He is survived by three sons, Larry Gibson and wife Treva, Joplin, Mo.; Ronnie Gibson and wife Linda, Carthage, Mo.; and Jeff Gibson, Durant, Ok.; one daughter, Rita Frazier and husband Rod, Joplin, Mo.; nine grandchildren, Amber Williams, Durant, Ok., DeWayne Gibson, Joplin, Mo., David Gibson, Joplin, Mo., Bryan Gibson, Webb City, Mo., Robin Fuller, Joplin, Mo., Russell Gibson, Woodland, Tx.; Kelly Whetston, Berryville, Ar.; Tammy Moore, Berryville, Ar., and Daniel Frazier, Joplin, Mo.; 7 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday at Mason-Woodard Chapel. Jim Poland will officiate. Burial will be in Osborne Memorial Cemetery. The visitation will be 6-7 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Memorial contributions may be given to the Carthage Church of Christ in care of the mortuary.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
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  • First Visitation

    Thursday, January 10th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 10th, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Mason-Woodard Chapel, 3701 E. 7th. St. Joplin, Mo. 64801
    Address
    3701 E. 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Service

    Friday, January 11th, 2019 | 0
    When
    Friday, January 11th, 2019 0
    Location
    Mason-Woodard Chapel, 3701 E. 7th. St. Joplin, Mo. 64801
    Address
    3701 E. 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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    Officiant
    Jim Poland
  • Interment

    Friday, January 11th, 2019 |
    When
    Friday, January 11th, 2019
    Location
    Osborne Memorial Cemetery
    Address
    33rd McClelland Blvd
    Joplin, Missouri 64804
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