May 8, 1948 – August 9, 2013
Ronald Eugene Gibson, age 65, passed away August 9, 2013 and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Ron was born in Goodland, KS to Robert and Vivian. He was raised in Goodland and Lee’s Summit, MO. Ron moved to Des Moines in 1964 and graduated from North High in 1966.
He served three years in the Army during the Vietnam War. He worked for Kels Foods Inc. for 29 years before retiring as Chief Operating Officer in 2002. He joined Dahl’s Foods in 2009 and worked at the Ingersoll location.
Ron had a great sense of humor. He enjoyed playing golf, playing Blackjack and always having a good time. Ron always enjoyed traveling and went on many cruises and trips to Hawaii, Bermuda and many others.
He is survived by two daughters, Kristen (Landon) Thompson of West Des Moines and Karlie (Joel) Shower of Gulfport, MS; one sister, Kay Baldus of Ft. Dodge; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Joyce Criswell.Information provided by: Brooks Funeral Care 7975 University Blvd. Clive, IA 50325 www.meaningfulfunerals.net