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In Memory of

Kenneth Gene Gibson

August 22, 1946 - March 24, 2015

Obituary


Kenneth Gene "Shane" Gibson , 68, of Houston, Texas passed away peacefully at home on March 24, 2015.

The family will receive friends Friday, March 27, 2015 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM in The Hunters Creek Chapel at Earthman Funeral Directors, 8303 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77024. A Memorial Service will be Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 3:00 PM also in The Hunters Creek Chapel at Earthman Funeral Directors. Following the service, a Celebration of Shane's Life will be held from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the Houston Farm and Ranch...

Kenneth Gene "Shane" Gibson , 68, of Houston, Texas passed away peacefully at home on March 24, 2015.

The family will receive friends Friday, March 27, 2015 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM in The Hunters Creek Chapel at Earthman Funeral Directors, 8303 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77024. A Memorial Service will be Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 3:00 PM also in The Hunters Creek Chapel at Earthman Funeral Directors. Following the service, a Celebration of Shane's Life will be held from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at the Houston Farm and Ranch Club, One Abercrombie Drive (Highway 6 & Pattison Road), Houston, Texas 77084.

Shane was born August 22, 1946 in Birmingham, Alabama to Harry and Annie Gibson. He attended Murphy High School and was a member of the Army National Guard in Mobile, Alabama. He served in the Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He moved to Houston where he met his beloved wife Diane at a Hold 'em & Hit 'em Club (HHC) cook off. On April 7, 2001, they were married at St. Mark Lutheran Church, Houston, Texas.

He retired in 2013 from North Houston Pole Line, Inc. He attended St. Mark Lutheran Church, Houston, Texas and Branded by Christ Cowboy Church, Rusk, Texas. He was a proud member of HHC, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo and American Legion. Among his many interests, he loved to be at his ranch, BBQ, ride motorcycles, dance, hunt and play golf. He was an avid NASCAR fan, talented artist and jewelry maker as well as a devoted animal lover. He loved his beer and Crown, especially when shared with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by parents, Harry and Annie Gibson and brother, George Hinds. He is survived by his wife, Diane; his brothers, Harry (Bonnie) of Alto, Texas, Wayne (Debbie) of Arlington, Texas; and his sisters, Barbara Busby of Mobile, Alabama, Lydia (Mac) Hardeman of Citronelle, Alabama, Kathy (Gerald) Hammack of Cushing, Texas and Leslie Ann (Ernie) Hardeman of Mobile, Alabama; his best friend, Virgil Crunk; nieces, nephews, cousins and numerous friends; and his loyal Blue Heeler, Shelby Lynn.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the HHC (http://www.hhclub.org) or the American Cancer Society.