William “Orville” Gibson
unknown - March 28, 2012
William “Orville” Gibson, of Springfield, Ore., died March 28, 2012, of age-related causes.
He was born in Eufaula, Okla., in October 1921. He graduated from Yampa High School and joined the Navy.
He married Irene Norman in September 1946. They moved to Oregon in 1952, and Orville worked for the Chevrolet dealership for 35 years.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years; daughter Janice Stephens (Fred) and son Gary (Susan); four grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
A military ceremony was held at the Willamette National Cemetery in Portland. A celebration of life was held in Springfield.