OBITUARY

Austin A. Gibbons Jr. (Arthur)

January 13, 1925August 8, 2018

Austin A. Gibbons Jr. (Arthur), 93, of Baytown, TX passed away on August 8, 2018. Arthur was a loving son, husband, and father who was born to A.A. Gibbons Sr. and Bernice A. Gibbons on January 13, 1925 in Pelly, TX. He graduated from Robert E. Lee High School after returning from WWII where he served his country as a Seaman with the US Navy. He retired as an operator from Exxon Chemicals in 1986 after many years of service. Arthur was also a proud member of the Masonic Lodge for 50+ years. He attended, and was a member of, Central Baptist Church for many years until he became a member of Peace Tabernacle in the early 90’s.

Arthur is preceded in death by both of his parents; three brothers; one sister; wife, Bonnie Lee Gibbons, daughter, Janice Gibbons; grandson, Christopher Gibbons; and great granddaughter, Michelle McMurray.

Arthur is survived by son, Gary Gibbons and Jane; son, Dennis Gibbons and Melissa; son, Glen Gibbons and Shelley Guo; daughter, Marcy and Dwight Zuckero; daughter, Susan Meece and Calvin Kraeer; daughter, Carolyn and William Wehling; daughter, Iylene Rodriguez; 13 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren.

Services have been entrusted to Earthman Funeral Home, 3919 Garth Road, Baytown, TX 77521 where a time of visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 from 10am-12pm with Funeral Services to immediately follow. Serving as pallbearers are Anthony McMurray, Gordon Meeler, Justin Kraeer, Norman Rideaux, Joseph Simien, and Paul Harder. Interment will follow at Earthman Memory Gardens Cemetery, 8624 Garth Road, Baytown, TX 77521.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Anthony McMurray
  • Gordon Meeler
  • Justin Kraeer
  • Norman Rideaux
  • Joseph Simien
  • Paul Harder

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, August 14, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, August 14, 2018
  • Burial Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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Austin A. Gibbons Jr. (Arthur)

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Malcolm Atteberry

August 14, 2018

Uncle Aurther will be missed.

He was always kind to me as a boy and young man, especially when I had given him cause to be otherwise.

Elizabeth RIdeaux

August 13, 2018

Elizabeth RIdeaux

August 13, 2018

Elizabeth RIdeaux

August 13, 2018

Love and miss you xoxox

Carolyn Wehilng

August 12, 2018

He kept his faith through out his illness. He forgot many things but God was not one of them. He prayed before each meal and at bedtime (whenever that was.) He had his grumpy moments but for the most part he kept a good attitude ( just don't touch the remote.) He became close to the nurses and others who came to help with him. He always asked the ladies for a kiss and and a hug - and got it. He would argue with them at times, however, they learned how to clam him down real quick (back scratches.) He would even scratch theirs. Several ladies would sit and watch TV with him a bit - he liked the company. He was a fantastic person in every sense. He is whole again and visiting with family and friends. No doubt he is singing with the angles.

Daddy Arthur,
I am so sorry that you had to go through what you did. Only God knows why. It was privilege to take care of you. I will never forget how good of a Dad you were to me - Thank You for for being my second Dad, I couldn't have had better. I will miss you and think of you often.

I Love You,
Carolyn - you'r daughter since I was 3.

FROM THE FAMILY