Anthony Junior Gibson

  • Born: November 9, 1951
  • Died: September 30, 2010
  • Location: Canton, North Carolina

Wells Funeral Homes Inc & Cremation Services

3715 Asheville Highway
Canton, NC 28716
Tel. (828) 648-2371

Tribute & Message From The Family

Anthony Junior "Big Tony" Gibson, age 58, of Dutch Cove Road died on Thursday, September 30, 2010, at Charles George VA Medical Center. A native and lifelong resident of Haywood County, he was the son of the late June and Carrie Sue Smith Gibson. He was an employee of Evergreen Packaging with 34 years of service working in the store room. Tony was an accomplished musician. When he was 16, he played for the Soul Set. He loved playing X Box with his sons and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a United States Marine veteran serving during the Vietnam War era. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Andrea Owen Gibson; two sons, Anthony Andrew Gibson and his fiancé, Samantha Albert, of Maggie Valley and Alan Owen Gibson and his fiancé, Kristia Stamey, of Canton; two brothers, Joe Gibson of TN and Dwight Bennett of Murphy; and three grandchildren, Alexis, Aidan, and Andrake Gibson Military rites will be conducted by the National Guard and VFW at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 2, 2010, at Wells Funeral Home of Canton. The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.