Lincoln Memorial Park & Funeral Home

11801 SE Mt Scott Blvd., Portland, OR


Fred Allen Gibson

May 24, 1935May 18, 2020

Fred Allen Gibson, age 84, of Portland, passed away May 18, 2020.

Fred was born in Louisville, Georgia on May 24, 1935, to Allen and WilleyMae Gibson. He received his GED while he served his country in the United States Navy. Through his continued service, he completed an engineering license with the US Coast Guard.

Fred had a successful career through his military service. He served twenty years with the US Navy before retirement. After that he served another fifteen years and retired from the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Fred was married to Jean Elizabeth West on February 21, 1964. Together they shared fifty-one years of marriage before her passing in the spring of 2015.

Fred enjoyed staying active and had a passion for hiking, swimming, bike riding, bowling and working out. Fred is survived by his children, David Gibson, Susan Presting and Kathleen Gossett; and his grandchildren, Stephanie Presting, Alex Presting, Ian Seau, Shannalei Seau, Pam Hren, Jamie Aneshansley and Bryan Aneshansley.

He will be laid to rest at Willamette National Cemetery. Due to current circumstances, an honors ceremony will be held at a later date to commemorate his service to a grateful Nation.


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Fred Allen Gibson

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N Wilson

May 23, 2020

I am sorry for your loss. I hope you can find comfort in knowing
the "Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort" can and wants to help you at this difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4


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