Arthur Gibson

Obituary of Arthur Mallory Gibson

Arthur Mallory Gibson, age 85, of Wytheville, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019. He was the son of the late Arthur Hudson and Stella Davis Gibson. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran and was a member of Wytheville Church of Christ, the American Legion Post #9 and Forty and Eight veterans organization. He was preceded in death by his son, Arthur M. Gibson, Jr.; brothers, Stuart “Mickey” Gibson, George W. Crigger; sisters, Shelby Gibson West, Louise Crigger Pickett. Arthur is survived by his wife of 66 years, Erma Shuler Gibson; daughters and sons-in-law, Libby and Charlie Burkett of Rural Retreat, Sheila and Lester Abrahams of Wytheville; son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Teresa Gibson of Pilot Mt. North Carolina; sisters, Dorothy Dean Ayers of Wytheville, Virginia Crigger Sult of Crockett; grandchildren Chris Burkett & Stacy, Les Abrahams & Erin, Jennifer Abrahams Kerns & Brandon, Erica Gibson Robertson & Dylan, Leah Gibson Wilhite & Jarrod, Sarah Gibson Soetermans & Nick,; 9 great grandchildren also survive.

Funeral service will be held 2 P.M. Friday, July 5, 2019 at Grubb Funeral Home Chapel conducted by Minster Eddie Braddy and Billy Johnson, with interment to follow in the West End Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 1 P.M. until service time. American Legion Post #9 will conduct military graveside rites. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Lewis Gale Cancer Center, 2400 Lee Highway, Pulaski, VA 24301. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.