Friday, July 1, 2016

Dee Gibson

Robert Dee Gibson, Jr.

August 25, 1923
Cleveland, TN

April 8, 2003
Bowling Green, KY

1938-39 Bradley High School - Cleveland, TN (High School)
1939-40 Bradley High School - Cleveland, TN (High School)
1940-41 Bradley High School - Cleveland, TN (High School)
1941-42 Western Kentucky University (College)
1942-43 Western Kentucky University (College)
1946-47 Western Kentucky University (College)
1947-48 Western Kentucky University (College)
1948-49 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBL)
1949-50 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBA)
1950-51 Louisville Alumnites (NPBL)

Born to Robert and Fern Gibson, Dee played basketball at Western Kentucky, with his time there interrupted by service in the military for World War 2. After his playing days, he worked at Reynolds Aluminum as well as being the director of public relations at WKU.

He married Bettie Joe Cook and they had a son and a daughter.

Obituary, Bowling Green Daily News, April 2003


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