William Elmer Gibson, age 77 of Morristown, passed away Friday, September 4, 2020, at his home. He was a truck driver of 41 years for Jones Fiber Products. He was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents Wiley and Monnie Gibson; two brothers George and Dana Gibson; and his sisters Brenda Belcher, and Laura Watkins.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years Rose Ann Gibson; son David Gibson, both of Morristown; daughters Michelle (Lynn) Wolfe of Russellville, and Kristy Wallen of Morristown; brother Rev. Doug (Bernice) Gibson; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; his faithful dog, Scrappy; and a special friend Monica from Jones Fiber Products.
A special thank you goes out to Smoky Mountain Hospice Staff for the care given to William.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at Mayes Mortuary, with funeral services to follow with Rev. Doug Gibson officiating. To follow Hamblen County Covid-19 protocol, we do ask that while visiting the funeral home, please wear a mask and practice social distancing. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at Hamblen Memory Gardens.
Arrangements entrusted to Mayes Mortuary, www.mayesmortuary.com, of Morristown.
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