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Carnell Gibson, Sr.

August 16, 1958 ~ June 7, 2021 (age 62)

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Carnell Gibson Sr. was born to Purnell Gibson and the late Celeste Gibson on August 16, 1958 in Columbia, SC. He departed this life to be with the lord on June 7, 2021.


Carnell was educated in the public schools of Richland County, South Carolina. He served his country in the United States Air Force for twenty-one years. He retired from the Air Force in September of 1998 and worked for Alaska University Hospital as an Information Technology Specialist.


Carnell was preceded in death by his son Carnell Gibson Jr., and two brothers Marvin and Anthony Gibson.


Carnell was married to Valerie James Gibson for twenty years and through this union they had two children, one daughter Connie Gibson Johnson (Bobby) from Virginia, and the late Carnell Gibson Jr. (Bethanee) from Alaska. Carnell’s memories are cherished by his father Purnell Gibson (Rose Mary) from Sumter, SC, one sister Gail Campbell (Joe) from Jacksonville FL, two brothers Kenneth Johnson (Ellen) from Maryland and Patrick Gibson from Eastover, SC, two Aunts Catherine Jackson and Lillie B. Miles from Eastover, SC, six grandchildren Aiden, Jayden, and Kiara Johnson, Maleah Gibson, Zavion and Ajha Frank. He is survived by a host of cousins, nieces, nephews other loving relatives, and friends.

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 Service Program


June 11, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Funeral Service
June 12, 2021

3:00 PM
Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home
2930 Colonial Drive
Columbia, SC 29203

Video is available for this event

June 15, 2021

10:00 AM
Fort Jackson National Cemetery
4170 Percival Road
Columbia, SC 29229

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