James C. Gibson age 79 of Slate Branch, passed from this life March 12, 2019 at his home.

James was born April 9, 1939 in Cracker’s Neck Community in Pulaski, Kentucky to the late Willie Gibson and Stella Mae Gibson.

He married the love of his life, Joyce Tucker on. September 3, 1967 in Pulaski County.

He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church. He enjoyed trading, raising cattle, horses, and goats. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and raising a garden.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie Gibson and Stella Mae Gibson; and his brother, Jessie Gibson.

James is survived by his loving wife Joyce Tucker Gibson; his daughter, Vivian Poff of Slate Branch Community; his brothers Junior Gibson (Etta Mae) of Bronston, Russell Gibson of Bronston; his sters, Rena Mae Silver (Roger) of Science Hill, Sophia Gibson of Somerset; his brother in laws, Thurman Tucker (Doris) of Monticello; Dillon Reed Hicks (Mona) of Monticello; sister in laws, Lenia Salvage (Elza) of Monticello; and R.L. Tucker (Martha) of Monticello.

Visitation will be Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Services will follow at 12:00 P.M. Friday. In the Chapel of the Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Butte officiating.

Burial will be in the Liberty Cemetery in Kidder, Kentucky.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for James C. Gibson