Frank Gibson Obituary (1943-2021) – Greensboro, NC
Gibson Jr., Frank E.
May 21, 1943 – September 5, 2021
Frank E. Gibson, Jr., 78, died on September 5, 2021. He was born on May 21, 1943 in Greensboro, NC, to the late Frank E. Gibson, Sr. and Hazel Gibson.
He leaves behind his loving wife and soul mate of 57, Carol Cloutier Gibson of the house, two sons, Frank III and Mrs. Rochan of College Station, TX, and Steve and his fiancée, Faith Morton of Yulee, FL; Grandson Frank E. Gibson IV of Spokane, WA; Granddaughters, Kimberly Ann and Katelyn from College Station, TX; Brother, Mark of Quincy, MA; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.
He was a graduate of Page High School, born in 1961, and attended Rutledge College. A proud US Air Force veteran, Frank returned to Greensboro after his honorable discharge and served as a Greensboro police officer for three years. He then embarked on a career in property and casualty insurance, spent 28 years with Virginia Mutual Insurance Company, and retired at the age of 60 as an assistant vice president. Frank was a former director of the North Carolina Insurance News Service and a past president of the Greensboro Claim Managers Council. He was a 32nd degree Freemason. At the age of 73 he became the published author of the fictional novel “Games Countries Play”.
Frank and Carol loved to travel and were very fortunate to see so much of the world and meet so many wonderful people. An avid golfer, he was a past president of the Greensboro Super Senior Golf Association, a member of the Monroeton Senior Golf Association, the Pleasant Ridge Golf Association, and the Forest Oaks Country Club. Frank revered as a member of the Moriah United Methodist Church.
His life will be celebrated on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 1 p.m. at Hanes-Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel, followed by a funeral at Guilford Memorial Park. Before the service, the family receives friends from 11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Instead of flowers, commemorative donations can also be made to a charitable cause. Online condolences can be found at www.haneslineberryfhsedgefield.com.
Published by Greensboro News & Record on September 9, 2021.