Lonnie Jo Gibson, Sr.

July 05, 1965 - April 29, 2019

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Saturday, May 04, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Saturday, May 04, 2:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Lonnie Jo Gibson, Sr., 53, of Angola died Monday, April 29, 2019, in Angola.

He was born July 5, 1965, in LaGrange to James Gibson and Betty (Boyd) Jordan. His father later married Tina Gibson, and she survives in Wolcottville.

He attended Lakeland High School.

Lonnie enjoyed riding and tinkering with motorcycles and driving and watching race cars. But, his greatest love was for his children.

Surviving are a daughter, Ashley (Corey) Hart of Wolcottville; four sons, Lonnie Gibson, Jr. of Wolcottville, Kyle Gibson of Wolcottville, Jimmy Ramey of Wolcottville, and Tyler Gibson, of Wolcottville; eight grandchildren, Myles Edwards, Jaycee Edwards, Tristan Hanford, Brady Hart, Grayson Hart, Mallorie Gibson, Kyle Gibson, and Rayden Slone; six sisters, Michelle Gibson of Kendallville, Amy Gibson of Michigan, Carin Edelman of Sidney, Tyana (William) Jeffries of Wolcottville, Mary (Jackie) Williams of Rome City, and Jessica (Jayson) Smith of Avilla; four brothers, Tommy Gibson of Rome City, Shon Gibson of Rome City, Larry Polly, Jr. of Wolcottville and Casey Polly of Wolcottville; and maternal grandmother, Irene Boyd.

He was preceded in death by his parents; paternal grandparents, Sam and Elsie Gibson; and maternal grandfather, Robert Boyd.

Funeral services will be Saturday, May 4, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville with Pastor Wade Sturdivant officiating. Burial will be in Orange Cemetery, Rome City.

Calling is Saturday, May 4, 2019, from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the family for funeral expenses.

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Guest Book

Rod Baughman
May 5th, 2019 7:48pm

Sorry to hear of passing. Give my love and respect to Tommy, Shon, and the family.

May 5th, 2019 12:24am


Michelle Gibson
May 4th, 2019 1:07am

To my best friend and awesome brother. I wish I would of taken time out of my busy schedule to come see you like I was gonna. I'll always regret that. I love you Lonnie. You'll always be with me in my heart. Fly high with the rest of the angels. Love your sister Puss

Celia Patrick
May 3rd, 2019 7:25pm

Sending my condolences and wanted to juat say you created some wonderful kids.

Lisa Riddle & Mark Canno
May 3rd, 2019 4:58pm
Cromwell, In

Our condolences to Lonnie's friends and family. We are so sorry for your loss. ~Fly free Lonnie~

Wallen family
May 1st, 2019 7:48pm

Sorry for your loss

Brenda and Dave Traster
May 1st, 2019 6:21pm

Ashley, we are so sorry for the loss of your Dad. You have our deepest sympathy.

Mike Bailey
May 1st, 2019 12:18pm

May you forever rest in peace my old friend....

Brenda Perry
May 1st, 2019 1:06am

Tyana Jeffries, I'm sorry for the loss of your brother . There can never be enough words said to express the loss of a close family member. Just letting you know your in my thoughts and prayers. GOD Bless 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 🙏 You & Your Family

Carin Gibson- Edelman
April 30th, 2019 9:20pm

I love you my dear brother. I wish we would have spent more time together. I will regret this always. Thank you for saving me when I needed you most, I will never forget what you did for me Your Sister always, Carin