David Lee Gibson, 63, of Manford, Oklahoma, and formerly of Shawnee, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at OSU Medical Center in Tulsa due to complications of a nose bleed.

David Lee Gibson, 63, of Manford, Oklahoma, and formerly of Shawnee, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at OSU Medical Center in Tulsa due to complications of a nose bleed.

He was born Oct. 20, 1955, to Jack and Virginia Gibson in Ada.

David was a lifelong resident of Shawnee. He graduated from Bethel High School with the Class of 1973. He recently moved to Manford, where he lived until his death.

David worked for Black Hawk Casino until his retirement.

His faith was non-denominational; he knew the Lord. We know he is free from this tough world, and now he can be with so many wonderful family members we have lost and miss so much.

David loved to fish any day of the week with his brothers and friends, play pool, garden, and watch old western movies. His favorite was “Tombstone.” He enjoyed watching Thunder basketball, and especially watching his great-nephew Isaiah Willis play for the Shawnee Wolves. He loved holidays with the family, especially in October when we celebrated his and his sister Debi's birthday with a bonfire.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his twin brother, Bill; brother, Les; three nephews, Monty, Larry Don Gibson, and just recently Terre Lee Heard; and one niece, Misty Gibson Plumley.

Those left to cherish his memories are his son, Joshua Gibson of Washington state; two brothers, Wes and Roberta Gibson of Milton, Delaware, and Harrison and Zelma Gibson of Jennings, Oklahoma; sisters, Cindy and Mike Jacobs, of Shawnee, Debi and Jimmie Heard, of Shawnee, and Jackie Johnson of Fort Gibson, Oklahoma.

He loved spending time with all of his nieces and nephews, especially with his two great-nieces, Taylor and Kinsely Breeding, and two great-nephews, Isaiah Willis and Trey Jackson, and other extended family and friends. We want to thank Jonas Jacobs for being by his Uncle David's side night and day until his passing.

A family memorial service will be at a later date. If anyone wants to share memories, to to Facebook with Jonas Jacobs.