Robert Wayne Gibson
April 21, 1960 – May 5, 2015
Vinton- Robert Wayne Gibson, 55, died Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in his residence.
He was born in Germany and had lived most of his life in San Antonio, Texas before moving to Vinton where he had resided for the last five years. Robert was a comic book writer who was on the verge of self-publishing a collection of short stories. He had sold many story lines to Marvel Comics and had also written the "Captain Harlock" series of Japanese Anime comics. He worked as a valet at Delta Downs for the last four years which gave him the opportunity to meet a variety of people. Survivors include his two sisters, Stephanie Huestis of Missouri City, Texas and Nicole Jordan of San Antonio, Texas. He is preceded in death by his parents, Arlen Keith Gibson and Judith Anne Gibson. The family will host a private memorial service honoring Robert's life at a later date. Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Hixson Funeral Home of Vinton. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com.