Dr. Robert Lee GIBSON

September 7, 1922 ~ May 13, 2011

Dr. Robert Lee Gibson passed away late Friday night, May 13, 2011, at Parkland Health Center, Farmington, at the age of 88 years, 8 months & 6 days. Robert Gibson was born September 7, 1922, in Pontiac, IL., & was the son of Roy & Edith 'Rolandaly' Gibson. Also preceding-in-death were: a Step-Son, Ricky Fox and a brother, Donald Gibson.

Robert operated a Chiropractic Office in Potosi & Park Hills for several years. He was a past member of the Potosi Masonic Lodge and member of Crestview Seventh Day Adventist Church. He was a Merchant Marine, Coast Guard & US Navy Veteran of World War II.

Survivors Include : his wife, Elnora 'Dewey' Fox Gibson, of Farmington. Two daughters-In-Law: Judy Fox, of Farmington, and Beverly (& Duke) Reynolds, of DeSoto, MO. Step-Son, Randy Fox, of CA; 2 Sisters: Melba Nance & Gloria Strickland, both of Desloge. 4 Grandchildren: Rachel (& Scott) Jue; Brad Fox; Cara (& Jason) Sims; Jessica Fox (& Brandon Pope). 7 Great-Grandchildren: Sinjin & Ronin Jue; Taye & Ashley Fox; Ayden & Ella Sims; McKenzie Marshall. Also surviving are several Nieces & Nephews.

Visitation starts Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.

Funeral : Tuesday, 3:00 p.m.,
May 17, 2011,

at : TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Rev. Jacob Pollard officiating.

Interment : Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis County, MO. (at a later date)

Memorials to : * The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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  1. Ellie, I'm so sorry for your loss. Bob was a sweetheart and you took such good care of him. Cami

  2. God Bless You during this time. "Doc" sold his practice in Potosi to my father who past away 3 years ago. His name was Garry Turnbough. I have memories of them together in Potosi when we first moved there. Donna

  3. Elnora, I was sorry to hear that Bob had died. He always took such good care of his dogs. I will miss seeing him at the clinic and hearing stories of his dogs and his beloved mustang. Jim McNeill DVM

  4. So sorry to hear of Doc's passing, he was such a good hearted man, I used to sit on the bench in Aldi's talking to him, he was a good friend, to my companion Bob Childers, we will keep his family in our thoughts & prayers.May God hold you in his arms.

  5. rachel judy and family im so sorry for your loss may god hold your hand through this and your heart forever paulette holt

  6. Ellie, I am so sorry, we all just found out today.8-4-2011, we will be by in the next week, we love you and if you need anything let us know. The new number is 573-330-6603. See you soon, Nevada

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