Robert Gibson
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Robert Mervelle
1929 - 2019
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Obituary for Robert Mervelle Gibson

Robert Mervelle  Gibson
Gibson, Robert M. "Bob"
Bob passed away at Lanark Lodge on Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 at the age of 90 years. He was predeceased by his parents Bradford and Margaret (Riddell) Gibson and in 2013, by his beloved wife of 61 years Eleanor Geraldine "Gerrie" (McEwen) Gibson. Bob was the dearly loved father of Ken (Bev), Barbara (Bryan), Beverley (Rick), Nancy (Stephen), Sue (Tim), Kathy and Patti (Greg) and cherished grandfather of Jennifer, Stephen, Shane, Miranda, Elizabeth, Victoria, Maggie Jo, Luke, Rebecca, Elly, Cynzi, Mandy, John and Katelyn. He will be sadly missed by his great grandchildren Bobbi, Cullen, Abby, Katie, Pressley, Stella, Morley, Mason, Shea and Reese and great great grandson Jakob. He is survived by his sister Helen (late Robert) McEwen and will be fondly remembered by all his family and friends. He was predeceased by his siblings Davy Gibson, Wynne Wilson, Hilda Hannah, Marcella Gibson (Infant), Gladys Dalgleish, an unnamed brother who died in infancy, Joyce Gibson, Pete Gibson, Betty Cooper and Jackie Smith. He was a special uncle to nephew Reg Gibson and nieces Norma Forbes and the late Rae Hannah with whom he was raised. Bob was born and raised in Mississippi Station. He was a carpenter and builder who was well respected for his dedication and attention to detail. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore St. West, Perth on Friday July 12th, 2019 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. Funeral service will be held in the Chapel Saturday at 10:00 A.M. followed by a reception in the Blair & Son Family Centre. Interment in Robertsville Cemetery will follow the reception. In remembrance of Bob, contributions to the Trans Canada Trail Association, the Lanark Lodge Memorial Fund or the Free Methodist Church, Mississippi Station would be appreciated. Bob's family want to extend sincere thanks to all of the staff at Lanark Lodge for their outstanding care.