In loving memory of

Jack R. Gibson
December 1, 1944 - November 18, 2021

Jack R. Gibson passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at the age of 76. Jack was born in Colfax, Iowa December 1, 1944. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at 3:00 pm at Coburn Funeral Home in Colfax, Iowa. Visitation will precede the service starting at 2:00 pm on November 23, 2021, at the funeral Home in Colfax. Memorial may be directed to the Colfax Country Club or Avalon Hospice in West Des Moines. Condolences may be left online at

Jack proudly enlisted in the United States Navy in 1963 and was a part of the famous Seabees. Following his discharge, Jack moved back to Colfax and worked as a press operator at the Monroe Table Company for many years before retiring in 2007. He is well known around the community for all his work at the golf course. Jack could be frequently found mowing the fairways and discussing all sorts of things with his friends in the clubhouse. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Jack is remembered by three grandchildren, Brooklyn, Beighonha and Banes and a sister, Sharon Mindham. Jack was preceded in death by his parents; son Jaron; brothers, Larry and Harry; and a brother-in-law, Larry Mindham.


Leza Gibson Hubbard wrote on Nov 23, 2021:

"I sure miss fishing with you an Dad when we was kids going to your house by the tracks you brothers are all together again uncle Larry Dad An uncle jack take jaron fishing in god?s beautiful fishing hole love an miss you"

Lorrie Rungee wrote on Nov 21, 2021:

"You and Jaron are togeather again and im sure your raising some cane. Your at peace now and youll be missed by many"

Larry glasford wrote on Nov 21, 2021:

"I will miss waving at you at the golf club and saying hi at Casey's. You was a special guy."

Jean Thomas wrote on Nov 21, 2021:

"My sympathies to the family for the loss of Jack. He was a special person that you just had to get to know him. I know that heaven will have it's handful now with the Gibson, M.Guy and D.Thomas combo. They will be having some good times again together. Bless them and you all. Sincerely Jean Thomas"

Jason Ellsworth wrote on Nov 21, 2021:

"Just one more thing I was even given his middle name at birth truly losing my brother Jaron just months ago now my father neither time was I mentioned thanks Dad for everything one life one chance almost made another birthday dad but your spending it with Jaron love and miss you both"

Jason Ellsworth wrote on Nov 21, 2021:

"Even tho I'm not mentioned I was a son of Jacks it's sad at times like these they step on hearts that truly mattered but this is about my Dad and that he was that man has taught me a lot and I will truly miss him rest in peace Dad I love you no matter what until we meet again"

Julie Stinson Heatherly wrote on Nov 20, 2021:

"I knew Jack from highschool days. His Mother, Millie, and sister,Sharon, have always been extremely special to our family so we would hear news about him through them. It sounds like he lived a good life and I know that his family will miss him. Condolences to all of you.. may your memories give you peace during this sad time."

James Wood wrote on Nov 20, 2021:

"RIP Jack. Thoughts and prayers to your family. You were one of a kind."

Samantha Webb wrote on Nov 20, 2021:

"Rest In Peace now Uncle Jack,I will miss your smile and our talks, and your orneriness ???(definitely a Gibson Trait!! ) Love You. Bill and Samantha ?"