American Veteran 09

Michael "Sarge" Gibson

December 14, 1945 ~ July 1, 2022 (age 76)

Obituary

Michael “Sarge” Gibson, of Liberty, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2022, at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. He was 76.

Born on December 14, 1945, in Chippenham, England, he was a son of the late George Gibson and Peggy Deacon Kemp. Sarge was formerly a deputy sheriff for the Whitesburg Sheriff’s Office. He proudly served his country in the US Army in Vietnam. In recent years, Sarge served on the Casey County Honor Guard where he honored the lives of local veterans. He attended Block Pentecostal Holiness Church for years. He loved old cars and was a member of the Family Cruisers Car Club. He was also a member of the Craftsman Masonic Lodge #722. He enjoyed painting, drawing, and spending time with his animals.

Sarge is survived by his wife, Gladys Ann Gross Gibson, who he wed on July 21, 2001; three daughters, Margaret (Mark) Norton of Strawberry Plains, TN, Michelle (Kelley) Whitmer of Roanoke, VA, and April Asberry (Todd Haver) of Liberty; a son, Bryan (Michelle) Arnold of Dunbar, WV; and seven grandchildren, Isabella Norton, Blaine Whitmer, Van Whitmer, Shelby Whitmer, Austin Arnold, Deven Asberry, and Danny Asberry. Other survivors include his stepmother, Cassie Gibson of Whitesburg, four sisters, Carol (Paul) Johnson of Florida, Elfreida Johnson of Lancaster, Natalie Gibson of Indiana, and Debbie Tussey of South Carolina; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Johnny Gibson; and two sisters, Shirley Conn and Aletha King.

The funeral service will be held at 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Cochran officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the Casey County Honor Guard. Cremation rites will follow.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to the Casey County Honor Guard.

Arrangements are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Tuesday
July 5, 2022

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home & Monuments
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539

Funeral Service
Tuesday
July 5, 2022

4:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home & Monuments
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539

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