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William Carey Gibson

June 5, 1951 ~ January 18, 2020 (age 68)


William Carey Gibson, 68 of Gainesville, passed away Saturday January 18, 2020 at his residence.

A Memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday January 24, 2020 at the Jefferson First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dr. Warren Lathem will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday evening at Little Davenport Funeral home from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Rev. Gibson was born in Atlanta, Ga. in 1951. He attended Georgia Tech studying Information Systems and later received his Masters of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary. He was honored to pastor several United Methodist Churches in the surrounding area including Oakwood UMC, Jefferson First UMC and Young Harris UMC.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, William Claude Gibson, Jr. and Eloise Weeks Gibson and Son in law, Mark Farrar.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Lynn Gibson; Daughters, Heather Farrar, Becca Smith and her husband, Stephen; Son, Bill Gibson and his wife Laura; Grandchildren, Wesley Gibson, Hannah Farrar, Delilah Farrar, Adyson Farrar, Hudson Smith and Rhett Smith; Sister, Gay Wages and her husband Danny.  A host of other relatives and friends also survive. 

Those desiring to leave online condolences may do so at

Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Ga. 30501 is in charge of arrangements.

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January 23, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory
355 Dawsonville Hwy SW
Gainesville, GA 30501

Memorial Service
January 24, 2020

10:00 AM
Jefferson United Methodist Church

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