Howard Lee Gibson

December 20, 1949December 4, 2017
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Fishing, riding motorcycles and singing karaoke, were a few of the pleasures of Howard Lee Gibson… Howard passed away Monday, December 4, 2017 at the Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, North Carolina. Camping, campfires and being a member of the volunteer fire department were loves of Howard, not to mention the love he had for his family. Howard will be missed, but not forgotten by his loving family and friends.

Those left behind to carry on Howard’s memories are Joyce Pasour of Dallas, North Carolina; two daughters and sons in law: Janice and Jay Dee Wright, Jenny and Bryan Beckham all of Dallas, North Carolina; granddaughter and grandson in law: Krystal and Derek Helton; three great grandsons: Joseph Helton, Jacob Helton and John Helton; sister and brother in law: Ellie and Rueben Rhyne of Lincolnton, North Carolina; brothers and sister in law: Paul McRonald and Teresa Gibson of Belmont, North Carolina, Winfred “Dan” Gibson of Lincolnton, North Carolina; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Howard was the son of the late Jim Gibson and Carrie Guy Gibson. He was also preceded in death by two sisters: Nellie Shealy and Mary Ruth Gibson; four brothers: John Dee Gibson, James “Bud” Crawford Gibson, Roy Daniel Gibson and Robert McKinley Gibson.

A Life Well Celebrated Ceremony will be conducted at 1:00 PM, Thursday, December 7, 2017 in the Chapel at the Dallas Funeral Home with Pastor Sherman Branch delivering words of comfort to Howard's family and friends. Active pallbearers are Sonny Gibson, Bo Rhyne, Curtis Gibson, James Hudspeth, Sam Martin and Fred H. Cloninger. Graveside and committal services will follow in the Garden of Prayer at Gaston Memorial Park, 2205 Williamsburg Drive, Gastonia, North Carolina.

The family will receive guests from 6:00 PM ~ 8:00 PM, Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the Dallas Funeral Home, 212 West Trade Street, Dallas, North Carolina.

In lieu of flowers, donations are asked to be given in Howard’s memory to The National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016, 800-622-9010.

Online condolences and expressions of love can be shared on Howard’s guestbook at

The Dallas Funeral Home and Staff are honored to be serving the family of Howard Lee Gibson.


  • Receiving of Guests Wednesday, December 6, 2017
  • Life Well Celebrated Ceremony Thursday, December 7, 2017
  • Graveside and Committal Service Thursday, December 7, 2017

Howard Lee Gibson

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Lou Crabtree

December 8, 2017

i met Howard at waffle house in dallas and we would sit and talk he was a smart man and i will miss our sit downs greatly he help me understand about dyalisis and the good and bad of it as i will be going thru it soon for my kidney failure. may God recieve him with open arms as he is getting one heck of a man. i will miss you my friend Lou

Lisa Busha

December 7, 2017

Words cannot describe how truly honored and blessed I feel for being
given the chance to have taken care of Howard throughout the years. His witty charm has surely put a smile on my face along with his countless serenades. I will deeply miss our Thursday evening conversations to the utmost. Rest easy my friend.

Jenny Beckham

December 6, 2017

Love & miss you daddy.

Joy Pasour

December 6, 2017



STRONGER Than You Seem

SMARTER Than You Think

& LOVED More Than You Know

Blessings to all!

Dawn Ormand

December 6, 2017

My prayers are with you and your family

Alvin. & John Bowlin

December 5, 2017

Jenny , Me & John are very sorry to hear of Mr.Gibson passing our prayers go to you & your family .

Joyce Painter

December 5, 2017

So so sorry for your loss. I know he will be missed. He was so much fun to be around. My prayers are with the whole family. Love you all.

Janice Wright

December 5, 2017

I love you Daddy.