Daniel Patrick Gibson

Daniel Patrick Gibson

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Daniel Patrick Gibson, 65, passed away in his home surrounded by family in Arnold, MO on Monday, June 12, 2017 after battling sarcoma cancer.  

He was preceded in death by his father, Homer “Bud” Gibson, and sister, Pamela (Gibson) Hanlon.  

Dan leaves behind his wife, Paula Kay Gibson.  This blended family includes children Matthew Gibson (Laura), Erika Gibson, Jason “Gibby” Gibson, and Christopher Lewis (Amanda); grandchildren Liam Gibson (almost 15), Ellie Gibson (11), Zoe Lewis (10), Wesley Lewis (3), and Tobias Lewis is expected to be born next month.  He also leaves behind his mother, Wanda (Mulholland) Olles; and brother, Brooke Gibson (Donna).  There are also many beloved aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins in this very large family.

Dan never knew a stranger. His outgoing nature led to his vocation as a professional salesman, Dan was a friend and mentor to a tremendous amount of people.  His joys included sports (Go Cards!), serving God, and spending time with his family.  He loved his time as a pitcher in minor league baseball, and went on to be a great coach during his children’s upbringing and into adulthood.  He always made a point to stay in contact with school friends, those from various churches, and those with whom he sang over the years. It was his joy to worship his Savior through song and lead others to do the same.  He had a contagious laugh and spent a great deal of time and effort helping others. He will be greatly missed by many.


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  1. Marilyn Dauw says:

    Rest in Peace with our Lord Jesus. You will be missed by so many. Our condolences to Paula and the rest of your family

  2. benjie lee says:

    So sorry to hear of Dan’s passing, but we know he is with the Lord and we will one day be united in heaven!

    Benjie Lee

  3. Sandy Gowen says:

    Know you and Ed are having a great time together harmonizing with the other great saints. Matt, Erica, Jason, Paula, and the rest of the extended family may your memories give you comfort at this sad time.

  4. Judy Tolliver says:

    Feeling very saddened to learn of Danny’s passing – he was such a pleasure to be around and always had a smile for everyone! Love & miss him!!!

  5. Diana (Wasson ) Hillyard says:

    I was so saddened and surprise to hear of Danny’s passing. He was a wonderful friend, cousin and man. I will miss seeing his smiling face. Condolences to his family.

  6. Stephanie says:

    He is looking down on all his loved ones and wants you all to be happy because he no longer is in pain or suffering