Paul Douglas Gibson, age 75 of LaFollette, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, November 6, 2022 at LaFollette Medical Center. He was born on February 8, 1947 to the late Ambers and Hattie (Harness) Gibson. Paul was a member of Royal Blue Baptist Church. He was also an ordained deacon that loved fishing, hunting, bingo, four wheeling, but most of all he loved his granddaughter Skylar. 

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers; James Thomas Gibson, Ernest Gibson, and Shelby Gibson; sisters Evelyne Gibson, Lodenna Harness, and Alma Gibson.

He is survived by his loving wife Sharon Gibson of LaFollette; sons Brian Gibson and wife Connie of LaFollette, Brad Gibson and wife Mary of Jamestown, Paul Keith Gibson and wife April of Knoxville, and Sherman Gibson of LaFollette; sister Lisa Turpin and husband Ken of Knoxville; 10 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and a host of relatives, friends, several nieces, and nephews.

A visitation will be held from 2:00-3:00 PM on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 in the chapel of Martin Wilson Funeral Home with the funeral service to follow at 3:00 PM with Rev. Dudley Harness and Rev. Sam Harness officiating. Interment to follow funeral service at Baker’s Forge Cemetery. 

The family has entrusted the care of Paul Douglas Gibson to Martin Wilson Funeral Home “Where Families Matter Most.”

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