Clarence Gibson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 21.
Gibson was born Edgefield, South Carolina. He was a maintenance worker.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria; sons, Nathan, Nimrod and Steve; daughters, Dorothy, Donna and Barbara; cousin, relatives and friends.
A funeral mass took place Macedonia Baptist Church, Arverne. Interment followed at Shaw Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Edgefield, South Carolina.