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“Hi Andrea Sorry but this is the only way that i thought that i might reach you. Please contact me at the above email. Love Richard Shulimson ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Richard Shulimson - NC - Friend

“Please know that learning of Tony's passing saddens me greatly. But, I know this just from the time we spent together; I am sure that he brought...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Charlie Greenway - Beaufort, SC

“Andrea and family. Was sad to read of Tony's passing. I will always remember him as a good friend. May God comfort you and your family during this...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Michael Kyle - Waynesville, NC

“Our prayers and thoughts are with the family during this difficult time. ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: David Millsaps & Della - Canton, NC

“Tony & Alan I am so sorry about your dad. I know this has to be hard on the both of you. I hope that over the next few weeks you are able to find...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: Misty House - Canton, NC

“To thr family of To the family of Tony Gibson, I extend my sincerest condolences on the death of your loved one. I pray for GOD to give you hope...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Susie Young - Waynesville, NC

“So sorry for your loss Andrea. Please know that you are in our prayers. ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Jean Anne Sheffield Gant - SC

“I have known tony for many years he will really be missed may god be with his family and help with your loss ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: jackson moody - canton, NC

“So sorry for your loss.Tony was a great freind of mine for years at the mill, ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Billy Johnson - Candler, NC

“Please know that your family is in my prayers....May the Lord comfort you in this difficult time. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Vikki Conley Ikard - Conover, NC

“It is with great sadness to hear about Tony's passing away. I worked with him in the Storeroom for several years and will always remember Tony as the...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Carolyn Cooper - Waynesville, NC

“we are both so very sorry to hear of TONY'S DEATH, HE WAS A GOOD FRIEND AND CO- WORKER. May God be with his family and take your loss and comfort...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: rufus allen&mary allen - canton, NC

“We are so sorry to here about Tony,He was a good friend,I have alot of good memories of him,I will never forget the good times with both of you,May...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Steve Ammons - Canton, NC

“May each of you find comfort during this time of grief. God bless you. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: June Tucker - Canton, NC

“Tony will be missed, he was always joyfull and happy. He would pull a joke on you if he could. May he rest in peace since he has been so sick ...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Sandy Rector - Candler, NC

“He will always be remembered as you share the stories and the memories of how he lived his life and how very much he meant, may you find comfort.....Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Magallon Family - NC


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.

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