INDUSTY - Philip Oliver Gibson, born in Industry on November 29, 1921, died suddenly on October 15, 2012 at his home.
Beloved husband of 56 years of Felicia Colista Gibson, and loving father to Madelyn (Mark) Antonich, Phyllis (Vernon) Elwonger, Philip and Patrick Gibson. Blessed by loving grandchildren Austin, Payton, Savannah and Cheyenne Elwonger, Ross, Reed, and Mary Grace Antonich.
Preceded in death by parents Ethel and Frank Gibson, brothers Olen, Frank Gerald, and Jack Gibson. Also survived by brothers Donald and Frank Gibson, sisters in law Patty Gibson and Bobbi DiCenson, numerous nieces and nephews.
Philip proudly served in the U.S. Navy for four years, aboard the USS Houston. He was missing in action during his years of service. He was founder and former owner of Gibson's Flower Shoppe in Midland for 49 years, served on the board of trustees at Beaver Trust Company and Midland Savings and Loan, served as a viewer for Beaver County, past president of Beaver Valley Floral Association, was an avid golfer and musician. He will be greatly missed for his sense of humor, compassion, and deep love for his family.
Friends will be received Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in Noll Funeral Home, Inc., 333 Third St., Beaver. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Four Mile Church, conducted by his pastor, R. Martin Williams. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at nollfuneral.com.