Donald Elvin Gipson, of Shady Cove, died April 29, 2008.
He was born October 5, 1927 to Dallas and Perva Gipson.
He was married to Jane Gipson for 49 years. In addition to his wife, he
is survived by sons, David and Mark, a brother, Galen; sisters,
Gloria, Dolores and Pat and Darrell Garlic, three grandchildren, and
Mr. Gipson touched many lives with his
beautiful singing and down-to-earth personality. He enjoyed cooking,
fishing, caring for and feeding the many deer and birds that came to
visit. He was a joyous person who loved the company of his family and
He belonged to the Westminster Presbyterian Church
in Medford. He lived in San Jose, Calif. area for 31 years, where he
retired from Commercial Tire Services in 1990. He moved to Shady Cove
In his honor, a memorial service was held at the
Wilson & Kratzer Chapel of San Ramon Valley in Danville, Calif., on
Saturday, May 3.
The burial service will be at the Mountain View Cemetery in Ashland on Wednesday, May 7 at 2 p.m. with a reception following.