D.W Gipson

January 6, 1926February 21, 2018
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D W Gipson passed away peacefully on Feb. 21, 2018 at his home in Weatherford, Texas. D.W Gipson was born on January 6, 1923 in Van Zandt County, Texas to Henry Albert and Alta Gipson. He grew up in Haskell, Texas and went into the US Navy during World War II where he was stationed in Hawaii till the war ended. After the war he moved to Fort Worth, Texas where he raised two sons and a daughter.

DW was a registered professional engineer, past President of the Fort Worth Chapter of ASHRAE, Fellow of ASHRAE. He was a partner and Mechanical Engineering Department Manager at Friberg Associates and active in the MEP engineering business in the DFW area for many years. He was a member of the Fort Worth Elks lodge.D.W loved playing cards, attending church and spending the holidays with his family.

He is survived by his loving wife of forty years Norma Gipson, son Danny and wife Suanne Gipson, son Tony Gipson, daughter Deana Crowson, step-son Bill Glover; 6 grandchildren and 4 great grandsons.

Visitation Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel and Cemetery Fort Worth, TX February 25, 2018 from 3:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Funeral Service First Baptist Church Willow Park Willow Park, TX February 26, 2018 at 10:00 am

Committal Service Shannon Rose Hill Cemetery February 26, 2018


  • Visitation Sunday, February 25, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 26, 2018
  • Reception Monday, February 26, 2018
  • Committal Service Monday, February 26, 2018

D.W Gipson

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February 26, 2018

D.W. - you will be missed. You epitomized the term gentleman with your ability to brighten a spirit, bring laughter to the world and make everyone you met feel they had a special place in your world. ASHRAE adventures will always have a special place in my heart. Norma, please accept my condolences. Karen Giesler

Michele Lyon

February 26, 2018

A true gentleman. Met D W thru my employment at John R Neal & Associates. Always enjoyed talking with him on the phone or when he'd come to our office. RIP, Mr. Gipson.

Vicki DeLeon

February 25, 2018

My deepest sympathies go out to the family. He was, as were you all, a very big part of my life growing up. I will always remember his warm smile and the way always called me "Miss Vicki". What a blessing to have him for such a long time...
Vicki Howell DeLeon

February 25, 2018

Please accept my deepest sympathy. Cody Pace


February 24, 2018

Norma and family,
We will miss D so much. He seemed to be always smiling .
Love to you all, Mary and Jim

Rosemary Hayes

February 24, 2018

DW, you will be missed dearly. Love and prayers to your family. Doug & Rosemary Hayes

February 24, 2018

We will miss you D. Your smile and laugh will stay in our hearts, and your knowledge of history. Our love to Norma - Charlie and Pam Smith