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Charles David Gibson

February 2, 1936 – December 28, 2020


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Charles David Gibson, 84, of Scottsdale, AZ, went to be with our Lord and Savior on December 28, 2020. He passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family at a Hospice of the Valley facility where he received excellent care.  He was born February 2, 1936, in Bono, AR, to Flora and John Gibson.  His family moved to Phoenix in the early 40s. As a young man, Charlie went to Phoenix Union Trade School to become a carpenter. He worked for several homebuilders in the valley. In 1960 he married the love of his life, Terrie, in Phoenix. They met in Church and had their first date at The Sugar Bowl in Scottsdale, where they had many more special dates throughout the years. In 1961 they moved to Scottsdale where Charlie was building homes for John Hall.  They bought their first Hallcraft home where they raised their family.  Charlie was a gentle kind and hard-working man with great interests and who loved the Lord. Over the years he became a handyman helping many people with his skills and became known for always driving a white Chevy pickup.  He was a long-time member of Scottsdale Bible Church and Charlie and Terrie attended the Gathering Class which meets Sunday Mornings. For 15 years they met with their couple Bible Study, which met on Thursdays, and was their church family.  Charlie was preceded in death by his parents; sister Vida Mae Sherrill; brothers Curtis, Seth and Jerald Gibson. Charlie leaves behind Terrie, his loving wife of 60 years; daughters Joanne Kelly (Steven) and Diane Kemper (James); sister-in-law Linda Gibson; grandchildren David Kelly (Julie), Kayla Kemper, Megan Kelly and Thomas Kemper; great grandchildren Hunter and Charlotte and many nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends. The family would like to thank the staff of Palo Verde Cancer Specialists in Scottsdale, especially Dr. Rajinder Grover. A special thanks also to the staff at AZ Digestive Health and Dr. Vincent Honan.  An intimate service was held for immediate family.  In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Charlie’s honor to Hospice of the Valley at hov.org/donate. Services entrusted to Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery. Please visit www.MountainViewFuneralHomeandCemetery.com to sign Charlie’s guest book and share a memory.

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5 responses to “Charles David Gibson”

  1. Joan M Kittle says:

    Dear Terrie, So very sorry to hear of Charlie’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go with you and the girls and their families. I often think of the great times we all had together at G & G. Your children and grandchildren are the wonderful legacy that Charlie left. With love to all, Joan Kittle

  2. Marion & Frank Martinson says:

    We will miss you old friend. It is so many years ago that we worked together at Glass and Garden. Our memories and friendships are all good. Blessings and condolences to all the family. Whenever we pass G & G we recall Diane falling out of the tree at youth group. I am sure Charlie is fixing something up there now. Love to all, Marion and Frank.

  3. Virginia (Ginny McKenzie) Tymon says:

    Sending prayers and love your way. So sorry for your loss.

  4. Denise Wainwright says:

    Uncle Charles,
    A kind man who worked hard to provide for his family and also tired his best to remain with his family as long as possible. He put up a gallant fight. The journey his is on allows him to be with loved ones from the past. For his family here all he taught them , and the love he shared with them always be with them.
    We are always here for you.
    Love, Denise and Bret

  5. Melva Bohn says:

    Dear Terrie and family – I am so very sorry to hear the news that Charlie has passed away. We go way back to the Glass and Garden days. Charlie also helped us out on a few of home repairs that he so professionally and lovingly took care of. I do know you will miss him greatly but how comforting to know he is at home with his Savior. May God give His peace to you and your family as only He can do.

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Charles David Gibson

February 2, 1936 – December 28, 2020


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Charles David Gibson, 84, of Scottsdale, AZ, went to be with our Lord and Savior on December 28, 2020. He passed peacefully surrounded by his loving family at a Hospice of the Valley facility where he received excellent care.  He was born February 2, 1936, in Bono, AR, to Flora and John Gibson.  His family moved to Phoenix in the early 40s. As a young man, Charlie went to Phoenix Union Trade School to become a carpenter. He worked for several homebuilders in the valley. In 1960 he married the love of his life, Terrie, in Phoenix. They met in Church and had their first date at The Sugar Bowl in Scottsdale, where they had many more special dates throughout the years. In 1961 they moved to Scottsdale where Charlie was building homes for John Hall.  They bought their first Hallcraft home where they raised their family.  Charlie was a gentle kind and hard-working man with great interests and who loved the Lord. Over the years he became a handyman helping many people with his skills and became known for always driving a white Chevy pickup.  He was a long-time member of Scottsdale Bible Church and Charlie and Terrie attended the Gathering Class which meets Sunday Mornings. For 15 years they met with their couple Bible Study, which met on Thursdays, and was their church family.  Charlie was preceded in death by his parents; sister Vida Mae Sherrill; brothers Curtis, Seth and Jerald Gibson. Charlie leaves behind Terrie, his loving wife of 60 years; daughters Joanne Kelly (Steven) and Diane Kemper (James); sister-in-law Linda Gibson; grandchildren David Kelly (Julie), Kayla Kemper, Megan Kelly and Thomas Kemper; great grandchildren Hunter and Charlotte and many nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends. The family would like to thank the staff of Palo Verde Cancer Specialists in Scottsdale, especially Dr. Rajinder Grover. A special thanks also to the staff at AZ Digestive Health and Dr. Vincent Honan.  An intimate service was held for immediate family.  In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Charlie’s honor to Hospice of the Valley at hov.org/donate. Services entrusted to Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery. Please visit www.MountainViewFuneralHomeandCemetery.com to sign Charlie’s guest book and share a memory.

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5 responses to “Charles David Gibson”

  1. Joan M Kittle says:

    Dear Terrie, So very sorry to hear of Charlie’s passing. My thoughts and prayers go with you and the girls and their families. I often think of the great times we all had together at G & G. Your children and grandchildren are the wonderful legacy that Charlie left. With love to all, Joan Kittle

  2. Marion & Frank Martinson says:

    We will miss you old friend. It is so many years ago that we worked together at Glass and Garden. Our memories and friendships are all good. Blessings and condolences to all the family. Whenever we pass G & G we recall Diane falling out of the tree at youth group. I am sure Charlie is fixing something up there now. Love to all, Marion and Frank.

  3. Virginia (Ginny McKenzie) Tymon says:

    Sending prayers and love your way. So sorry for your loss.

  4. Denise Wainwright says:

    Uncle Charles,
    A kind man who worked hard to provide for his family and also tired his best to remain with his family as long as possible. He put up a gallant fight. The journey his is on allows him to be with loved ones from the past. For his family here all he taught them , and the love he shared with them always be with them.
    We are always here for you.
    Love, Denise and Bret

  5. Melva Bohn says:

    Dear Terrie and family – I am so very sorry to hear the news that Charlie has passed away. We go way back to the Glass and Garden days. Charlie also helped us out on a few of home repairs that he so professionally and lovingly took care of. I do know you will miss him greatly but how comforting to know he is at home with his Savior. May God give His peace to you and your family as only He can do.

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