Lawson M. ( Whitey ) Gibbons Jr, age 92 of Canton, passed away Monday, October 14th. Born May 8th, 1927 in Woodsfield, Ohio to the late Lawson M. Sr. and Bernice (Mann) Gibbons, he was also preceded in death by his wife Jean (Scridon) Gibbons, son Keith and brother Jack. A graduate of Massillon High School, he was a US Army veteran serving in France in WW II. He worked many years as a loan officer at First Federal Savings and Loan, then for the Haines Company. He is survived by his sons Kris (Liz) of Strongsville, Karl (Yvonne) of Barberton, and Kenneth Gibbons of Tampa FL, granddaughters Shannon, Stephanie, and Tiffany, and brother Gene (Gloria) Gibbons as well as many nephews and nieces. Family and friends will be received on Friday, October 25th from 10:00am to 12pm at the Rossi Family Funeral Home. Memorial service to follow at 12pm with Pastor Gary Smith officiating.
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