Richard A. Gibson

June 1, 1938 ~ November 15, 2019 (age 81)


Richard Arlen Gibson of Fredericksburg, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, November 15, 2019.
Master Sergeant Richard A. “Hoot” Gibson retired from the United States Air Force after serving with Pride for 24 years! A recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal for Outstanding Service and The Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service! He attended the Fredericksburg Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Ann Gibson and survived by his children, Patricia A. Smith, Richard A. Gibson, Jr, Cynthia L. Sollace, Kenneth A. Gibson, Joseph P. Gibson, Inez Goldberg, Deena George, Ian Markey and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He’s reunited in heaven with his beloved Barbara J. Gibson. He earned a military burial service with honors at the Fort Indiantown Gap.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to US Department of Veterans Affairs in memory of Master Sergeant Richard A. “Hoot” Gibson.
For more information, to order flowers, or to send messages of condolence, please visit

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Richard A. Gibson, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Richard A. Gibson
© 2020 Christman's Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA