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.

Condolence Messages

  1. Georgie Layne

    16 September 2021 1 year ago

    Our Deepest Sympathy is with you all during this time . Thoughts and Prayers are with you.
    Ted and Georgie Layne

  2. Tony towne

    26 October 2021 1 year ago

    I’m so sorry Bill you are a very dear friend of mine and I will miss you dearly your friend Tony

  3. Wendy gray

    02 November 2021 1 year ago

    The man who loved his dog who ashes sat in his living room when my dog passed we had not talked for two months my labordor Amber my best friend of 15 years passed when we met it was by chance anyway he still had that darn MG Chaviao and apple sauce and scrambled eggs he had gotten a stone for my Amber Dog with her picture so it would last forever the picture when my best friend died we hadn’t talked in a few months he took it to my mom’s house and gave to my brother cause he knew America’s buried on the . Chaviao and his awesome self I kinda got mad when he got meshka cuz he always left Chaviao at home but if anybody knows where meshka is and she needs a home contact me .I always thought we only b talked every know and then I’ll take meshka

  4. Charles Kline

    26 November 2021 1 year ago

    I’m so sorry for you and your family. You were always a good long time friend and will be sadly missed.
    Your friend Charles Kline

  5. Susan Scott Byrne

    06 March 2022 9 months ago

    So sorry to hear of my cousin Billy Gibson’s passing. Sending sympathy to his brother Tim and family.

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