Welcome to the memorial page for

Edward Omar Gibson

March 31, 1924 ~ December 6, 2017 (age 93)

Edward Omar Gibson, 93, and a 10-year resident of Canyon passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

Memorial Services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, December 11, 2017 at Brooks Chapel in Canyon with Sam White, Chaplain of Kindred Care Hospice officiating.

Edward and his wife, Lehma, moved to Texas after 80 years in Port Norris, NJ where they owned and operated the family salt hay business, Berrytown Farm, a five-generation farming business.  

Edward was in the Army during World War II serving in Germany and France.  He was a lifetime member of the VFW and The American Legion.

Edward was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Port Norris and attended the First United Methodist Church in Canyon.

He was preceded in death by his wife of almost 70 years, Lehma Gibson, in April 2017.

Survivors include his daughter LaDonna Angelo and husband, Jim of Canyon; 2 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be made to Port Norris United Methodist Church, 1782 Main St, Port Norris, NJ 08349, First United Methodist Church of Canyon, 1818 4th Avenue, Canyon, TX 79015 or the VFW National Home for Children, 3573 S. Waverly Rd., Eaton Rapids, MI 48827 or online at

 Service Information

Memorial Service
December 11, 2017

2:00 PM
Brooks Chapel
1702 5th Avenue
Canyon, TX 79015

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