Billy Craig Gibson Jr., 62, of Keysville, Virginia passed away September 2, 2021 from natural causes. He was born January 4, 1959 in Huntsville, Alabama and graduated from Clover Hill High School in Chesterfield, Virginia in 1978.
There wasn’t much Billy couldn’t do with his hands; he was a multi-craft tradesman. He worked as an ASE certified automotive service technician for many years, held carpentry and electrician positions, and served as superintendent of construction for Tru by Hilton Hotel projects at the time of his death.
Billy helped construct in Farmville, Virginia, Seventh Day Adventist Church where he was a member. With a giving spirit, he frequently volunteered to help family and friends with home improvement and automotive projects. He recently rehabilitated an old family cemetery in West Virginia.
He is survived by his son, Nicholas Hare and wife Samantha of Wilmington, North Carolina; fiancé, Regina Workman of Beckley, West Virginia; father, Billy Craig Gibson Sr., of Keysville, Virginia; sister, Donna Merkel of Richmond, Virginia; sister, Sheila Sherwin and husband Richard of Edmore, Michigan; brother, Jack Roberts of Hermitage, Tennessee; brother; Tim Gibson and wife Enid of Martinez, Georgia; and brother, Lee Roberts and wife Michaele of Antioch, Tennessee. He is preceded in death by his birth mother, Barbara Gibson of Virginia Beach, Virginia; and mother, Myrna Gibson of Keysville, Virginia.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021 at the Farmville SDA Church located at 2086 Cumberland Road, Farmville, VA 23901. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.