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Troy Lee

September 10, 1929 – October 27, 2018

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Obituary for Troy Lee Gibson

Troy Lee Gibson was born on September 10, 1929 in Donie, Texas. He died in Gonzales, Texas on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the age of 89. Troy served as a deacon and faithful member of First Baptist Church in Nixon for over 20 years. He worked for AT&T (Southwestern Bell Telephone Company) for over 40 years, starting as a lineman and eventually serving as communications specialist for Lyndon Baines Johnson at the Texas White House near Stonewall, Texas.

Troy was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Yvonne Baker Gibson, on July 22, 2006; his parents, Marion Otis Gibson and Frankie Jane Evans Gibson; a brother, Melvin Gibson; and 4 sisters, Dessie Clute, Bonnie Clute, Bobbie Flowers, Cathey Greene; and numerous sister and brothers-in-law.

Troy is survived by his wife of 11 years, Beulah Riggs Gibson of Nixon; a brother, Robert Gibson of College Station, Texas; a sister, Nelda Feller and husband Orville of Waco; his daughters: Laura Gibson Johnson and husband Mike of Nixon; Lynda Gibson Grigar and husband Randy of Friendswood; his son, Troy Wayne Gibson of Nixon; his grandchildren: Cherise Casey and husband Joe of Katy, Kristin Johnson and husband Jason of Nixon, Kaci Perdue and husband Christopher of Alvin, Kylie Grigar of Friendswood; and three unofficially adopted daughters whom Troy and Yvonne helped raise: Karen Teas and husband Charles of Corpus Christi, Jeanne Wilcox of Coronado, California; and Judy Kurtz and husband Bob of Fayetteville; numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and numerous other loving family.

A visitation will be held from 4-8pm on Friday, November 2, 2018, at Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon. A celebration of life will be held from 10-11am on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at First Baptist Church, 403 North Texas Avenue, Nixon, TX. Burial will follow at the Bundick Cemetery in Smiley. For those desiring, the family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Texas Baptist Men’s Disaster Relief Fund, 5351 Catron, Dallas, TX 75227, or https://tbmtx.org/donate (This was something Troy loved and devoted time to.)

Arrangements entrusted to Finch Funeral Chapel LLC of Nixon (830) 582-1521.

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First Visitation

When Friday, November 2nd, 2018 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Finch Funeral Chapel - Nixon
308 East Third Street
Nixon, Texas
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Service Information

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 10:00am
The Rev. Mike McClung
First Baptist Church - Nixon
403 North Texas Avenue
Nixon, Texas 78140

Interment Information

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 11:30am
Bundick Cemetery
2982 US Hwy 87
Smiley, Texas 78159