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Obituary For

John Gibson

12/19/1946 - 10/11/2017

John Gibson passed away Wednesday, October 11, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 20th in the Walker-Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Pastor Jsue Wagner officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Walker-Brown Funeral Home. John Raymond Gibson was born December 19, 1946 in Woodward, OK to Delbert and Beatrice (Oyler) Gibson. He married Donna June Patterson on August 31, 1968 in Woodward. John and Donna moved to Bartlesville in 1971.  He was employed with Phillips Petroleum from 1971 until 1981.  After leaving Phillips he pursued a life long career investing in rental property. John was a man independent to his own ideals. He was compassionate, giving, loving and a man of complete integrity. John was a selfless, devoted, wonderful caretaker and husband to his wife, Donna. John is survived by his wife, Donna of the family home. One daughter, Shannon Lorenz and husband Gary of Houston, TX. He is also survived by his brother-in-law Pat and wife Paulette Patterson & family, sister-in-law Linda Dobbins & family, cousin Linda and husband Richard Merrell of Texas, and many friends. John was preceded in death by his parents, his in-laws Ebert and Cliffogene Patterson and brother-in-law Larry Dobbins. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Elder Care or to the charity of your choice.




"Amazing Grace"

Pianist - Ted Donley


Chaplain Pastor Jsue Wagner


10/20/2017 06:00 pm
MEMORIAL SERVICE -- Walker-Brown Funeral Home Chapel
4201 E. Nowata Rd.
Bartlesville OK 74006


1223 Swan Drive
Bartlesville OK 74006

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  • Posted by Chaim Siegel from Fayetteville, Arkansas
    Donna, I am sorry to learn of you and your families loss. You all had a lasting time together. Wish it could have been much longer for all. Sincerely, Chaim
    10/16/2017 at 01:08pm
  • Posted by Louise Roark from Bartlesville, Oklahoma
    Donna, I am sad to read about John. He was a gentleman and a man of dignity. Words are inadequate. Please accept my condolences. Glad you have that fun photo of John with suspenders. Sending love and prayers for healing, Louise Roark
    10/16/2017 at 09:17pm
  • Posted by Karen Estrada from Bartlesville, Oklahoma
    Donna and Shannon, I am so sorry for your loss. John was such an amazing person. He showed everyday how much he loved you both. I am sure he has left such a great impression on so many. Love to you both!
    10/19/2017 at 12:33am