Mr. Ira Gibson, age 83, of York, SC passed away at his home and surrounded by his loved ones on Tuesday, May 16th, 2023.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 27th, 2023 from 10-11 am at Bratton Funeral Home, 1455 Filbert Hwy York, SC. A memorial service celebrating Ira’s life will begin in the funeral home’s chapel at 11 am with Pastor Barry Yates officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview Memory Gardens in York, SC. Family and friends are welcomed at the home of Ken and Lori Hammond to share stories and a meal together following the burial.
Ira was born on April 20th, 1940 in Weeksbury, KY. He was the son of the late Augustine Gibson and Florence Ratliff Gibson. He served four proud years in the US Marine Corps and added an addition twenty-nine years in the Army National Guard.
Ira is survived by his wife, Betty Cook Gibson of 48 years; his loving daughters, Lori Hammond (Ken), Angela G. Austin; his grandchildren: Joshua Austin, Kenley Hammond, Kaitlyn Hammond; his brother, Bob Gibson; his special nephew, Denver Fleming (Janice) along with other numerous nieces and nephews; and his loyal companion who never left his side, Charlie.
In addition to his parents, Ira was preceded in death by his brother, Teddy Gibson and his sister, Margaret G. Fleming.
In memory of Mr. Ira Gibson, memorials may be made to the Diabetes Association, 1300 Baxter St. Suite 150 Charlotte, NC 28204 or to National Kidney Foundation at http://www.kidneync.org.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.brattonfuneralhome.com.
Bratton Funeral Home of York, SC is serving the Gibson family.