Thomas ‘Hoot’ E. Gibson

Sept. 12, 1935-Sept. 24, 2021


Thomas “Hoot” E. Gibson, 86, of Ladoga passed away Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care in Terre Haute.

He was born Sept. 12, 1935, at Indianapolis, to the late Everett and Mildred (Ramsey) Gibson. On March 29, 1958, at Jeffersonville, he married Donna Ann (Shoaf) Gibson. She passed away Jan. 1, 2018.

Thomas served proudly in the United States Army. After returning home he began his working career in 1962 at General Motors Division of Allison Transmissions where he worked until he retired in 1992. After retirement he drove for the Putnam County School Corporation. Thomas enjoyed fishing, horses, motorcycles, camping, feeding wildlife in his later years, and traveling.

He is survived by his daughter, Carla Gibson; two grandchildren, Amber (Neal) Wallace and Joshua (Stacy) Simpson; and four great-grandchildren, Ava, Ady, Grace and Daniel.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Mildred, and his wife Donna.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, at Servies & Morgan Funeral Home, 203 N. Washington St., Ladoga, with Pastor David Bower officiating. Burial will follow in Bainbridge Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. Friday until the time of the service.

Memorials in Thomas’s memory may be made to Intrepid USA Healthcare, 1001 S. Bloomington St., Suite 101, Greencastle, IN 46135.

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