2012-10-26 / Obits

Leo Gibson


Leo Gibson, long time Rockaway and Broad Channel resident, died on October 14 at the age of 86.

Born in Trinidad, Gibson worked as a pipe fitter and bricklayer.

He was a devoted Jehovah’s Witness.

Gibson is survived by his five children, Marilyn, Carlyle, Janice, Marva, and Curtis; sister, Edna Rivers who lives in Trinidad; 11 grandchildren, Ajuba, Thaddeus, Nessa, Corey, Darnelle, Adhiambo, Ayana, Marlon, Jason, Brad and Kevin; a devoted niece, Gemma; 16 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home, Inwood, New York.

Interment was at All Saints Cemetery, Great Neck, New York.

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