Ronald Norman Gibson


Ronald Norman Gibson was born April 23, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio to Wetona Alsup and John Leon Gibson and departed this life on December 27, 2021.

Norman was a 1959 graduate of East High School and went on to work for the State of Ohio and other
Various parttime jobs. He loved working and keeping busy.

Norman then went on to marry Barbara Booker in Columbus, Ohio and that union produced three children: Kimberly (Robert) Chandler, Keith (Michelle) Gibson, and Kraig (Michelle B.) Gibson. Ronald also had two other daughters Rene Clark and Kelley (David) Bender.

Norman retired after 33 years of employment with the State of Ohio. He enjoyed selling cars, bowling
with his wife Barbara, and spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He never met
a stranger and always willing to help others. He loved taking road trips and long-distance driving. He liked watching old movies, especially westerns.

Norman is proceeded in death by his mother, Wetona Dawkins; father, John Leon Gibson; stepfather, Edward Dawkins; sister, Carole Gibson; and brother, Raymond Gibson.

Norman leaves to cherish his memory is wife, Barbara Gibson; children, Kimberly (Robert) Chandler, Keith (Michelle) Gibson, Kraig (Michelle B.) Gibson, Rene Clark, and Kelley (David) Bender; sister, Cynthia Yvette Turner; brothers, Christopher (Joanna) Dawkins and Hamadi Rose-Dawkins; grandchildren, Kourtnee (Isaac), Bobby, Kiera (Saun), Roddell, Tashuwauna, Kerriscia, Raven, Keren, Noel, Nakira, Tanika, Iesha, Tishay(Caleene) Tekela, Tashara (Joseph), Teakawndra, and Teakwon; and special great grandson and bowling partner, Kraig Jaylen; and a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Norman will be truly missed by his friends, family and all that had the honor of knowing him.

Visitation 9:00am Funeral 10:00am Saturday, January 8, 2022 at New Birth, 3475 Refugee Road.

Interment at Glen Rest Memorial Estates.

Condolence Messages

  1. Abadisba Gibson

    I am sorry for your loss. I am thankful for the memories I have with him and his family. I remember his laughter, smiles, the love for music, bowling, traveling and overall caring for people. He will be in our memories forever. We love you ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  2. Kim, Keith, Kraig and aunt Barbara, my heart continues to be broken. I love you all and I have missed everyone, especially uncle Norman. I deeply feel the loss of our Family pillars. God bless and comfort you all, my love and condolences.

  3. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
    May God you through his word the Bible and the
    gift of prayer. Truly sorry for your loss.

  4. Kourtnee Bridgeforth

    I miss you so much. There is not a day that goes by that I don’t think about you. I miss your calls, being at bowling with us, and laughing with you. I wish you were still here.

    I love you forever and beyond,
    Your grand daughter Kourtnee

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