October 1, 1933 – October 2, 2009
James Gibson passed away peacefully at the Rosedale Hospice on Friday, October 2, 2009 at the age of 76 years. He will be loved and missed by his daughter Heather (Darcy); his sons, Kim (Anna), Kevin (Sue), Kerry and Kurt (Victoria); and his grandchildren Randy, Monique, Quinn, Devin, Hayden, Dillon, Chad, Keaton, Emily, Marshall, Leighton, and Kourtney. He was predeceased by his mother Doris, his father James; and his brothers, Gordon and John.
Jim worked with Sun Life for forty-six years and received numerous awards throughout that time for his proud service and commitment. He was actively involved with his sons and grandchildren’s many sports teams. Jim loved his trips to Maui as well as spending time with friends and family. Jim was an active member of AA and 1835 house where he mentored and counselled many through their addiction challenges. Jim and his family are very proud of his achievement of twenty-four years of sobriety.
A Celebration of Jim’s life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to Hospice Calgary, 1245 – 70th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2X8, Telephone: (403) 263-4525 www.hospicecalgary.com or to 1835 House – Recovery Acres Society, 1835 – 27 Avenue SW., Calgary, AB T2T 1H2, Telephone: (403) 245-1196 www.recoveryacres.org
In living memory of Jim Gibson, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park, Airdrie by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences