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.