Richard Mathew Gibson was born in Merced in 1974 and passed away in Mariposa on March 26, 2020 at age 45.
Richard went to preschool and kindergarten through 3rd grade at Little Church in the Hills. He then transferred to Mariposa schools, graduating 12th grade in 1992. He worked part time at Miners Inn Restaurant and Charles Street Dinner House during his high school days.
Richard was preceded in death by his father, Leo Gibson; his Gibson grandparents and his beloved Penner grandparents.
He leaves behind his mother, Leona Smith-Beesley and stepfather Thomas Beesley; brothers Alan, Jeffery, Danny and Lonnie; stepbrothers Jason and Tommy; and stepsister Anjanette. Also his uncles Richard Smith, wife Ann, and L.V. Gibson; many cousins, nieces and nephews and good friend Daniel.
A memorial will be held later in the year.
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