Wilmer “Will” Gene Gipson

0


Memorial services were held on 05/20/2022 at Memory of Anderson Ragsdale Mortuary. Final arrangements were entrusted to Anderson-Ragsdale Mortuary.

Wilmer “Will” Gene Gipson was born February 14, 1947, in Overton, Texas, to the late Willie Gipson and Gladys S. Hill. Will left Texas as a child and moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado. He accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age. After graduating from Palmer High School in Colorado, he joined the United States Army, where he served in the Vietnam war. After being honorably discharged from the Army, Will served in the Army Reserve for over 10 years. He later relocated to San Diego, California, and became a mail carrier for the United States Post Office for over 10 years.

Will’s passion for learning led him to obtain his Associate’s Degree from San Diego City College. His other love interest included music of all genres, which inspired him to take guitar lessons until his health declined. He enjoyed watching Western and Sci-Fi Channels.

Will met and married Belvia L. Miller and to this union three children were born. He is preceded in death by his parents Willie Gipson and Gladys S. Hill, brother Leonis Gipson, and two daughters: Veronica J. Gipson and Brittani S. Gipson.

Will leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife Belvia; sister Otha Carol Jacobs; aunts Mary R. Thomas and Joyce Frison; Mother-in-law Joann White; father-in-law Amos Johnson; sister-in-law Shari Miller; brother-in-law Regis Miller; Children: Korey Gipson, Niyah Gipson, Heather Lothridge, Jennifer Lothridge, Porshe Gipson, Ayeisha Gipson, and Marcus White; thirteen grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends; and a special best friend of many years, Melvin Gee.

 

Unlike many news organizations, Voice & Viewpoint delivers content that matters to you. Help us keep it that way by making a generous donation for as low as $2. Your support will fund local, investigative journalism for the community, by the community.