The Citadel Class of 1970
From: McAlister-Smith Funeral & Cremation- James Island
Steve "Hoot" Gibson Charleston- 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 childern, Logan Elizabeth Gibson and Christopher Monroe Gibson; grandchild, Saylor Brooke Gibson; brother, Earl Wyatt Gibson; sister, Candice Gibson Poole (Brian). Previous wife of 45 years, Susan Rebecca Gibson. Girlfriend, Holly Thames. Hoot graduated from The Citadel in 1970 as a member of thr Summerall Guard. He continued his education at USC with a masters in Education. He servrd in the US Army from 1971- 1973. Hoot 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 favotite passtimes was creating a unique style of art he refered 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 toThe Citadel Foundation, Class of 1970' 171 Moultrie St., Charleston, SC 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, SC 29412-8494. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/charleston.
Editor's Note: Hoot was a proud member of "C" Company, a corporal and Sgt. He was a Political Science major, Bond Volunteer, Summerall Guard, and Denominational Group.