Bob G. Gibson ’52

Bob G. Gibson ’52 of Winston-Salem, N.C., died August 22. Bob graduated from Hanes High School in Winston-Salem in 1948, winning an athletic scholarship to Davidson College. He met and married Dorothy “Dottie” while attending Davidson and graduated in the class of 1952 with a bachelor of science in business administration. After serving in the Army during the Korean Conflict, Bob and Dottie returned to Winston-Salem. Bob’s career move into life insurance took him to Charlotte and finally to Raleigh where for many years he was general agent for the Lincoln Financial Group serving eastern North Carolina. He was active in Jaycees and Lions Clubs and also served as president of the N.C. Life Underwriters Association. After retiring from the life insurance business, Bob invested in commercial properties and owned and managed several restaurants. At the time of his death, Bob was a co-owner in Billy Bob’s Silver Diner. He was a native of Winston-Salem and is survived by his wife, Dorothy W. Gibson, 1010 Kent Mews Ct., Winston-Salem, N.C. 27104; his daughters, Sharon and Theresa Gibson; his son, Michael Gibson ’76 (Martha); and his grandsons Jon and David Gibson.