Henry Gipson

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Henry A. Gipson, 91, of Fayetteville, IL, born October 14, 1927, in Hogan, MO, died Thursday, March 7, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Gipson was a U. S. Army veteran.

Henry was preceded in death by one daughter, Lucille L. Gipson; his mother, Ethel J., nee Huff, Gipson; his father, Henry V. Gipson; his stepfather, Edgar Colyott; three brothers in infancy; four brothers, Owlen Gipson, Daniel Gipson, Ivan Colyott and Gene Colyott; and three sisters, Lilly Laremore, Edna Mahuren and Delsie Laremore.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Patricia L., nee Sarver, Gipson, whom he married on March 6, 1961;
three sons, Benjamin J. (Teresa) Gipson of Janesville, WI, Charles A. (Jackie) Gipson of Marissa, IL, and Aden G. (Wendy) Gipson of St. Libory, IL;
five grandchildren, Victoria (Clayton) Walker, Aden Gipson Jr., Mackenzie Gipson (Dylan Weber), and Abigail and Andrea Gipson;
two great-grandchildren, Isabella and Scarlett Walker;
one half-sister, Desie Wake of Anapolis, MO;
one half-brother, Clevel Colyott of Princeton, IL;
his goddaughter, Sonya Otremba of Belleville, IL;
and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.

Funeral:  Private Funeral services will be held.


4 Comments on Henry Gipson

Ruthanne Boatright said : Guest Report Mar 09, 2019 at 10:20 PM

This is such a loss. Our prayers are with your whole family. I know my boys will feel the loss. Ruthanne

  • Mascoutah
  • Illinois
Ed and Dolly swearingim said : Guest Report Mar 09, 2019 at 5:17 AM

Thoughts, prayers and love to Aunt Pat and all the family. Love you.

  • Laurel
  • Montana
Lorie Kessler-Smith said : Guest Report Mar 09, 2019 at 4:05 AM

I am sorry for your loss Henry was a great man may god be with your family at this time

  • Freeburg
  • Il
Joyce and Mike Behrns said : Guest Report Mar 09, 2019 at 2:57 AM

Words cannot describe how sorry of Henry's passing. He was so special. Great neighbor and friend. He will be missed more than you know. R.I.P. Henry. See you on the other side.

  • Fayetteville
  • Il

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