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Michael Dale Gibson

January 27, 1962 ~ January 31, 2020 (age 58)


Michael Dale “Mike” Gibson, 58, of Butler, formerly of Karns City, passed away unexpectedly early Friday morning, January 31, 2020 at Butler Memorial Hospital.

Michael was born on January 27, 1962 in Karns City. He was the son of the late Dale and Linda Wilson Gibson, and was raised by his paternal grandparents, the late Cecil and Mary Margaret “Peg” Wagner Gibson. He was a 1980 graduate of Karns City High School, and had attended Slippery Rock University. Mike was employed for most of his working life as a financial advisor and insurance agent. He was an avid Harley-Davidson enthusiast, and enjoyed riding with his sons and friends, and playing the drums. Mike had been an active member of the Christ Community United Methodist Church in Butler.

He is survived by two sons, Joshua M. Gibson and his wife April of Butler, and Jordan M. Gibson, and his wife, Lindsay, of Nashville; the love of his life, his companion, Miriah Logan, of Butler; two grandchildren, Zayden C. Gibson, and Koda J. Gibson, of Butler; his sister, Carolyn McElravy, of Chicora; as well as a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents and grandparents, Mike was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Ann “Peggy” Hillard, and Dawn Lee Kepple.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Karns City, 128 Main Street, Karns City from 2-4 p.m. Sunday. A funeral service will follow from the funeral home at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Robert G. Hile Jr., a longtime family friend and a Church of God of Prophecy pastor, officiating.

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