SAN SABA — Graveside services for Tom Gibson, 54, of Richland Springs, will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 31, 2008, at the Varga Chapel Cemetery with the Rev. Barry Fikes officiating.

Visitation will be from 6 until 7:30 p.m. today at Howell-Doran Funeral Home of San Saba.

He died Saturday, July 26, 2008, at the Darnell Hospital in Fort Hood. He was born Jan. 20, 1954, in Brady the son of George Rogers Gibson and Zetha Mae Smith Gibson.

He was self-employed in the air conditioner repair industry.

Survivors include his companion, Sheila Gibson of San Saba; two daughters, Brandi Gibson of Austin and Jana Gibson of Richland Springs; two brothers, William Gibson and his wife Sally of Richland Springs, and James “Hoot” Gibson of Bandera; one sister, E.J. Rutherford of Boonville, Mo., and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son Thomas Heath Gibson; and one brother George Robert Gibson.

Memorials be made to the Varga Chapel Cemetery or to the donor’s favorite charity.