Benjamin P. Gibson

Benjamin P. Gibson

CELORON –Benjamin P. Gibson, 31, of Celoron, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Jan, 10, 2022.

He was born in Buffalo, on Nov, 15, 1990, the son of Sean and Chris (McGarvey) Gibson of Lakewood.

Ben graduated from Forestville Central School, class of 2009. He was an exceptional football player and an accomplished equestrian during his high school years.

More recently, Ben discovered a love for building and using computers, as well as HAM radios. He was an avid hunter and fan of live music. Ben was very fond of cars, motorcycles and travel. He was a devoted father and will be sincerely missed by his family and friends.

Survivors include his girlfriend, Kelly Priest of Cherry Creek: two daughters: Isabella and Kaylin Gibson; a brother, Bryan Gibson of Jamestown; and a sister, Breanna (Justin) Nichols of Fredonia. Also surviving are his grandmother, Elfriede (Xaver) Peischl of Vietach, Germany; a nephew and niece: Mason and Evelyn Nichols.

He was predeceased by his loving grandparents, John T. and Suzanne Gibson, Charles McGarvey and Eleanor Jacobson.

Friends are welcome to call at Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main St., Forestville, on Monday evening from 5-7 p.m.

The family suggests memorials may be made to the Venmo account @GibsonGirlsTrust, which will be developed into a financial account for Ben’s beautiful children.

To post condolences or memories go to www. rilesandwoolleyfuneral home.com.