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"A.L."

Albert Larkin Gibson

d. June 2, 2024

Arlington, Va, formerly of Long Beach

Albert Larkin Gibson, (known to family and friends as A.L.), age 94, a resident of Arlington, Virginia, was born on March 8, 1930 and died in Fairfax, Virginia on Sunday, June 2, 2024. He lived in Long Beach, Mississippi  from 1977 to 2006.

Mr. Gibson, a native of Winchester, Kentucky, retired from the United States Army after service during the Occupation of Japan after World War II and the Korean War.  He also retired from the Federal Civil Service as a Real Estate Officer with the Army Corps of Engineers.

He was a member of Columbia Baptist Church at Falls Church, Virginia; a life member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Blinded Veterans of America; a past Master and sixty-five year life member of the Southern Star Lodge No 500, Free and Accepted Masons; a member of the Centennial Glebe Lodge, No 81, Free and Accepted Masons, Arlington, Virginia; a Past Patron and a fifty year member of Long Beach Chapter No. 306, Order of the Eastern Star; and a member of Kemper Macon – Ware Lodge No. 64, Order of the Eastern Star; and a life member of the Scottish Rite Masons.

Mr. Gibson was preceded in death by his parents, Nancy Wood and Ollie Gibson and his siblings, Evelyn Rose Marshall, David Eugene Gibson, Earl Ralph Gibson, James Rubin Gibson, and Elizabeth Ann Gibson.

Survivors include his wife of more than sixty-seven years, Nellie Fern Gibson; his daughter, Patricia Kathleen Gibson, her husband, Michael Steven Mutty, and grandsons, John Albert Mutty and Christopher Barry Mutty; his son, Patrick Keith Gibson, his wife, Donna Kay Gibson, and grandsons, Daniel Keith Gibson and Bryan Victor Gibson, his wife, Ashley Gibson, and great granddaughter, Elsie Kay Gibson.

A.L and Nell enjoyed many years of retirement together, enjoying their family and traveling to over sixty countries.   

Memorial services will be held in Falls Church, Virginia, and Long Beach, Mississippi with burial in the Long Beach City Cemetery.

Visitation will be on Monday, June 17, 2024, from 9 -11 am at the Riemann Family Funeral Home, 19130 Commission Road, Long Beach.  The funeral service will be at 11 am in the funeral home chapel.  Interment will be in the Long Beach City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Foundation Fighting Blindness (www.fightingblindness.org) or the Columbia Baptist Church Building Fund (https://onrealm.org/ColumbiaBaptist/-/form/give/now) or 103 W. Columbia Street, Falls Church, VA 22046.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, June 17, 2024

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Riemann Family Funeral Home - Long Beach

19130 Commission Rd, Long Beach, MS 39560

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Funeral Service

Monday, June 17, 2024

11:00 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Riemann Family Funeral Home - Long Beach

19130 Commission Rd, Long Beach, MS 39560

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Interment

Monday, June 17, 2024

12:00 - 12:15 pm (Central time)

Long Beach City Cemetery

E 1st St, Long Beach, MS 39560

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