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Thomas "Hoot" Steve Gibson
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Obituary for Thomas "Hoot" Steve Gibson

Thomas Steve "HOOT" Gibson, 69, of Charleston, South Carolina passed away, Saturday, June 23, 2018.

He was born on August 5, 1948 in Greenville, South Carolina to the late Thomas Earl and Betty Kay (White) Gibson.

Survivors include his children; Logan Elizabeth Gibson and Christopher Monroe Gibson; grandchild, Saylor Brooke Gibson; brother, Earl Wyatt Gibson; sister, Candice Gibson Poole (Brian), his previous wife of 45 years, Susan Rebecca Gibson and his girlfriend, Holly Thames.

Hoot graduated from The Citadel in 1970 as a member of the Summerall Guard. He continued his education at USC with a master’s in education. He served in the US Army from 1971-1973. For 35 years, Hoot was the Director of the Center for Student Learning at The College of Charleston. He enjoyed fishing, the beach, and had a wonderful love for the low country. He enjoyed volunteering with his fellow classmates at various community services. One of his favorite pastimes was creating a unique style of art he referred to as "hard art". Hoot will be remembered for his quick wit, his colorful and unique personality, and will be missed by many.

The family will receive friends on June 27, 2018 from 5:00PM-7:00PM at The Citadel Summerall Chapel, 171 Moultrie St., Charleston, SC, 29409, where his celebration of life service will be held immediately following visitation at 7:00PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Citadel Foundation, Class of 1970, 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29409 in Hoot's memory.

Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted to www.mcalister-smith.com.
Arrangements entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, James Island , 347 Folly Road Charleston, South Carolina, 29412, 843-614-8494.


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Visitation

Wednesday

27

Jun

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Citadel Summerall Chapel

171 Moultrie St.
Charleston, SC 29409
Charleston, South Carolina 9409

Celebration of Life Service

Wednesday

27

Jun

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Citadel Summerall Chapel

171 Moultrie St.
Charleston, SC 29409
Charleston, South Carolina 9409

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