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Jonathan Doyle Gipson

May 11, 1971 — January 19, 2022


Jonathan Doyle Gipson, 50, of Wallace, IN. entered into the presence of the Lord on January 19, 2022 at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN.

Jonathan was born May 11, 1971 in Decatur, IL and he was the son of Joseph Junior and Catherine Beverly Gipson. His childhood was mostly in Macon, IL. He married his high-school sweetheart Tawnya Ray (Addison) Gipson on January 13, 1990 at Oak Grove Church of the Nazarene. Jon was a very loving husband, father, and grandfather. His passion was in woodworking, carpentry, and mechanics over the years. His most recent career was working for Drug Plastics in Oxford, IN. At work everyone called him the gentle giant and they will forever remember his kind heart and willingness to help out with his great work ethic. He was also passionate about hunting with his father and brother, fishing adventures with the family and projects of any sort from home repair to vehicle modifications.

He is survived by his parents, Joseph & Catherine Gipson of Macon, IL; his wife, Tawnya R. Gipson of Wallace, IN; his four children, Victoria L. Gipson of Gardner IL, Joseph T. (Tasha) Gipson, Mersadys L. Gipson, and Charles D. Gipson all of Wallace, IN; a brother, Nicholas C. (Brittny) Gipson of Dieterich, IL; a sister, Ashley (Justin) Dixon of Eureka, MO; six grandchildren, Billie, Eli, Kimmie, Rose, Oliver, Holdyn and one on the way; his mother-in-law, Wanda Addison; and many brother and sister-in-law's, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Thomas A. Addison and a sister-in-law, Toni Stockton.

Visitation will be at Sanders Funeral Care, 203 S 1st Street in Kingman on Friday, January 28, 2022 from 12:00pm till the time the of the funeral service at 2:00pm with Jeff Tackaberry officiating. Burial will be at Wallace Phanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery (across the street from his home). In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the family to assist with medical expenses. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Share memories and condolences online at

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