In Memory of




Obituary for John Dennis Gibson

JOHN DENNIS GIBSON, 39 of Bel Air, MD, passed away in his home with his family by his side, on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer over the past year. He was the beloved husband of Heather Marie (Bandy) Gibson with whom he had shared 9 years of marriage.

Born on September 22, 1981 in Havre de Grace, MD, he was the cherished son of David Richard Gibson and Margaret Anne (Cooley) Gibson of Darlington, MD and a 1999 graduate of Havre de Grace High School. He continued his education receiving his bachelor’s degree from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland in 2010, and finished his education with achieving his master’s degree from the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business in 2014. John was employed as a sales manager with Automatic Data Processing (ADP) in Rockville, MD. He was a devoted father to his sons and enjoyed doing adventures with them including swimming, bike riding and fishing. He had a wide network of strong relationships with friends; they remained faithful to John throughout his life. John was a member of Grandview Christian Church in Fallston. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. All who knew him could remark, there was never a dull moment in the company of John and a fun time was always guaranteed

Additional survivors include:
His precious sons-
Noah Charles Gibson and Gavin Carl Gibson

Two siblings-
Andrew Gibson of Spring Grove, PA
Kayla Williams of Dallas, TX

Maternal grandmother, Verneal Cooley and paternal grandmother, Shirley Torbit

His godmother, Susan Cooley of Darlington, MD

Two nieces- Ava Gibson and Eliana Gibson

Due to COVID-19, there will not be a public service held for John at this time.

Donations to the Gibson Boy's Fund, c/o Susan Cooley, 2420 Castleton Rd., Darlington, MD 21034 for the benefit of John's sons would be appreciated.

Susan may be contacted at or by phone at 410-459-2907