Jerry Lee Gibson, 72, Pocatello, passed away, December 25, 2019, surrounded by family.
Jerry was born February 4th, 1947 in Paden, Oklahoma. He was the second of 6 children to Charlie & Hettie McCann Gibson. The family moved to Rupert, Idaho in 1948 where his 4 younger siblings were born.
Jerry grew up in Rupert where he graduated from Minico High School in 1965. He began his college journey at the University of Idaho and later transferred to Idaho State University where he graduated with his BBA in Accounting in 1971. During his time at ISU, he was Secretary of the Delta Chi fraternity.
He worked at several steel fabrication shops in Pocatello; Partner Steel, Paul Roberts Machine Shop, and Steel West. He spent 43 years working for Steel West where he retired at the age of 70.
Jerry is preceded in death by; his parents: Charlie & Hettie Gibson; step-father: Wilmot A. Sowers; brothers: Charles & John Gibson; sister-in-law: Caroline Gibson; nephew: Toby Gibson; and great niece: Sierra Martsch.
He is survived by; son: Jeremiah Gibson; grandsons: Mason & Charlie Gibson; brother: Randy (Cindy) Gibson; and sisters: Carla (Dan) Martsch & Linda (Terry) Ketterling.
Jerry was a great father and wonderful grandpa. His grandsons were his pride and joy. He made many friends and will be remembered and missed by countless people. Always loved and forever missed. Never forgotten.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, February 13th, at 3pm in the Cornelison Funeral Home, 431 N. 15th Ave., Pocatello. Family will receive friends one hour prior to services. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.cornelisonfh.com
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