Cleo Leavan “Van” Gibson, age 64 of Laurel Hill passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017.
Cleo was a son of the late Shelton Gibson, Sr., and Helen Leviner Gibson born November 20, 1952 in Scotland County. Before his illness, he worked as a machine operator with F.C.C. He loved being outdoors and was an avid hunter of deer, dove and rabbit. He enjoyed raising Beagles for hunting. Van also enjoyed playing cards especially the game of poker. His happiest times were those spent with his family and going hunting with his buddy, Johnny Cribb.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Shelton Gibson, Jr.
Surviving are his special companion, Sarah "Lib" Faircloth of Laurel Hill; his children, son, Michael Van Gibson (Trolie) of Laurel Hill; his daughters, Brandy Gibson and Helena Gibson Stubbs (Lee) both of Hamlet, Alicia Bryant, Danielle Leviner (Wilbert, Jr., ), all of Laurel Hill; sister, Teresa Jacobs; sister-in-law, Elease Gibson; grandchildren, Michael Gibson II, Isabella Stubbs, Emma Stubbs, Damion Quick, Khloe Quick, Blaze Quick, Christopher Leviner, Cassey Leviner, Kaleigh Leviner; his nieces, nephews, many cousins and a host of family and friends.
Memorial donations are requested to be given in his memory to Scotland Regional Hospice, P.O. Box 1033, Laurinburg, NC 28353.
The family will have a time of fellowship on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Richard Boles Funeral Service.
Richard Boles Funeral Services
Wednesday May 17th, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm
13640 Andrew Jackson Hwy.
Laurinburg, NC 28352
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It was an honor to have you as my father in law, a friend and some what mentor.I will miss our talks and your guidance. I promise I will take care of Cole "Helena", Brandy and the girls the way you wanted.
Submitted by Lee Stubbs on May 22 2017 03:01:46 PM
Brandy Gibson lit a candle for Cleo Leavan "Van" Gibson
Brandy Gibson lit a candle on May 22 2017 02:50:24 PM
Daddy The moment that you left us my heart split into 2. 1 side filles w/memories the other died with u. I may awake every night when the world is fast asleep,& take a walk down memory lane with tears upon my cheek. Remembering you is so easy I do it everyday.Its the missing part that's tearing me apart,the heartache never goes away. I hold you tightly within my heart and there you will remain. I know life has to go on with out you but it or I will never be the same.And forever I will remain Your Little Girl "Daddy's Girl"
Submitted by Helena Gibson-Stubbs on May 22 2017 02:48:47 PM
Tanya Williams, SRH lit a candle for Cleo Leavan "Van" Gibson
Tanya Williams, SRH lit a candle on May 19 2017 03:23:47 PM
Van you will be missed, you left us to soon.
Submitted by Danielle and family on May 16 2017 09:16:19 PM
Danielle and family lit a candle for Cleo Leavan "Van" Gibson
Danielle and family lit a candle on May 16 2017 09:13:28 PM
Sorry for your loss you or in our hearts ♥️ and in our prayers
Submitted by Naomi and Charles hart on May 16 2017 04:50:07 PM
Alicia Damion Khloe Blaze Lib lit a candle for Cleo Leavan "Van" Gibson
Alicia Damion Khloe Blaze Lib lit a candle on May 16 2017 04:38:07 PM
We will truly miss you Van..Love you always 💕💕
Submitted by Alica Damion Khloe Blaze Lib on May 16 2017 04:36:54 PM
Tom & Penny Zink lit a candle for Cleo Leavan "Van" Gibson
Tom & Penny Zink lit a candle on May 16 2017 03:45:35 PM
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