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Jesse Leroy Gibson, 70, of Columbia City, died at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2012, at Warsaw Meadows Care Center, Warsaw.
He was born Aug. 24, 1941, in Columbia City, the son of Clifford M. and Beulah M. (Zolman) Gibson.
He attended school in Whitley County and he owned and operated Gibsonâ€™s Body Shop, Columbia City.
He is survived by his five children, Shawn E. (Sharon) Gibson, Larwill, Syrenia (Dan) Hilliard, Warsaw, Rob LeRoy Gibson, South Whitley, Shane LeRoy Gibson and Jeffrey D. (Julie) Gibson, both of Columbia City; one sister, Linda L. (Robert) Yates, South Whitley; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Rose â€śChiChiâ€ť and one grandson, Bradley Gibson.
Visitation will be from noon until 2 p.m. Tuesday at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, with Sharon Brockhaus, Certified Funeral Celebrant officiating.
Burial will follow at Greenhill Cemetery, Columbia City.
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