Gibson, Samuel Richard, Sr.
Birth: Saturday, December 19, 1942
Residence: Huntingtown, MD
Death: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at the age of 78
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Samuel Richard "Sammy" Gibson, Sr., 78, a lifelong resident of Huntingtown passed away February 17, 2021 at his home. He was born December 19, 1942 in Prince Frederick to Thomas Newton, Jr. and Ella Marley (Young) Gibson. Sammy was raised on his family farm in Huntingtown and graduated from Calvert High School. He joined the Unites States Air Force in 1963 and was honorably discharged in 1967 after receiving the Good Conduct Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. Sammy married the love of his life, Sue, on June 21, 1969 and they lived and raised their family on the family farm. Sammy was an extremely hardworking man. He was employed as a carpenter for many years, working in home and commercial construction. He later owned and operated Gibson Brothers Construction Company and worked part time digging graves in various Calvert County cemeteries. Sammy was affectionately known as "Pop" and loved spending time with has family and taking his grandchildren on trips. He also enjoyed sharing Cheerios and giving morning head scratches to "Mutt", collecting tools, traveling, farming, his 1955 Chevy, and going to McDonalds.
Sammy was preceded in death by his wife Elizabeth Susan "Sue" Gibson, daughter Tammy Lynn Gibson, sister Barbara Gibson Powell and brothers Thomas Newton Gibson III and James Halson Gibson. He is survived by his son Samuel Richard "Ritchie" Gibson Jr. and his wife Misty of Huntingtown, grandchildren Trevor and Alyssa Gibson, and sisters Sharon "Tish" Gibson Lucas, Brenda Gibson Hance, and Debra Gibson Burrell.
The service for Sammy will be livestreamed on the Rausch Funeral Home Facebook page on Friday, February 26 starting at 10:55 AM and can be accessed by using the following link https://www.facebook.com/RauschFH/. The service will start at 11:00 AM.