William Luke Gibson: Birth: 18 FEB 1927 in Richmond County, Beaver Dam Township, North Carolina, USA. Death: 13 FEB 1945
Title: Richmond County Heritage Book Vol. I Published by: Walsworth Printing Co., Inc. Printed in the USA copyright 2002 Richmond County Historical Book Committee and County Heritage, Inc. Don Mills, Inc. and the Richmond County Historical Society
Page: Gibson Page 147-148
Note: n his Father's footsteps by operating a grist mill. Patrons came from miles around to have their corn ground with water power. Luke sold freshly ground corn meal to local grocery stores including Capel's Grocery-Crouch Grocery in Rockingham-Allen Baxley's at Roberdel-Bruce Dawkins' Grocery-Sullivan's Grocery and "The Company Store" for Ledbetter Manufacturing Company. Luck was treasurer of the church for decades and served in many capacities and was mainstay for whatever needed to be done. He also served as treasurer of the Hoffman School PTA. Luke a man of convictions and integrith for years gave tender and loviing care to a son with muscular dystrophy. His word was his bond. Honesty was important to him and he had an aversion to debr. So far as is known he never paid any interest to anyone and he was known for fairness in business.
Note: After his serving his country Luke in addition to farming he followed i
Note: uilt himself from timbers cut from the Gibson Farm about seven miles north of Rockingham NC. They were the parents of five children.
Note: Following marriage they moved to their newly constructed home Luke had b
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