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Douglas Gibson Obituary

Douglas Mitchell Gibson

May 23, 2013
Resided in Westminster, SC
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Westminster – Douglas Mitchell Gibson, 77, husband of Lorraine Laverne Lewallen Gibson, 165 Gibson Road, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Cottingham Hospice House.

A native of Oconee County, he was the son of the late A.K. and Sue Bowen Gibson and was retired from Oconee County where he worked as a truck driver. Mr. Gibson was a member of Hepsibah Baptist Church where he was a former choir member and also he was a former deacon at Cross Roads Baptist Church. He was an avid baseball fan and gardener.

Survivors in addition to his wife, Lorraine, include two daughters, Carol Parson and husband Michael of Alto, GA, and Sharon Dockins of Westminster; brother, Tommy Gibson and wife Gladys of Westminster; sisters, Peggy Sheriff and husband Cecil, and Shirley White and husband Dennis all of Seneca; six grandchildren, Sherri Turner and husband Chris, Jason Dockins, Chasity Miles, Kayla Miles and Fiancé Tommy, and Daniel Day; and four great-grandchildren, Chloe and Carson Turner, Peyton Savage, and Logan Miles.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Whaley; sister, Shelby Ables; and grandson, Christopher Canipe.

A funeral service will be held 4 PM, Sunday, May 26, 2013 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Entombment will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.

The family will receive friends from 3-4 PM, prior to the service, Sunday, at the funeral home. The family is at their respective homes. In lieu of flowers memorials in his memory may be made to Hepsibah Baptist Church Building Fund, 1304 Friendship Road, Seneca, SC 29678 or to the Cottingham Hospice House, Attn: Foundation Office, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, SC 29672. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting


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Sandifer Funeral Home
512 E Main Street
Westminster, SC US 29693
Sunday, May 26, 2013
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel
512 E Main Street
Westminster, SC US 29693
Sunday, May 26, 2013
4:00 PM
Heritage Memorial Gardens Mausoleum
4500 South Highway 11
Westminster, SC US 29693
Sunday, May 26, 2013


Hepsibah Baptist Church Building Fund
1304 Friendship Road
Seneca, SC US 29678
Cottingham House; ATTN Foundation Office
298 Memorial Drive
Seneca, SC US 29672