March 22, 1981 - May 30, 2019
Jonathon D. Gibson, age 38 of Mattoon, IL passed away in the early morning on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. Private family services will be held at a later date. Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral, located at 1200 Wabash Avenue, Mattoon, IL 61938 is in charge of the services. Jonathon was born on March 22, 1981 in Urbana, IL, the son of Gilbert “Gib” and the late Nancy (Rauch) McMichaels. He married the love of his life, Allison G. Chance on October 13, 2007 at Eagle Creek State Park in Findlay, IL. He is survived by his wife, Allison Gibson of Mattoon, IL; beloved canine companion and “daughter” Sydney Bootsy Gibson; one sister, Jamie Drage and her husband Marc of Chesapeake, VA; grandfather, Robert Rauch of Mattoon, IL; in-laws, John and Tammy Chance of Sullivan, IL; three nieces and one nephew: Natalie, Hannah, Sadie and AJ Chance of Sullivan, IL; foster parents, Thomas and Mary Clawson of Windsor, IL, Charles and Rebecca Thompson of Windsor, IL; three brothers, David Thompson of Windsor, IL, Matt Clawson and wife Samantha of Effingham, IL, and Josh Golden and wife Tiffany of Sullivan, IL. He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Anne Rauch. Jonathon was employed at Rural King in Mattoon, IL in Loss Prevention Department. He belonged to various gun clubs, proud member and self-appointed president of “Man’s Land”, where he and Gib spent time on the land. He enjoyed fishing, target shooting, playing video games and Frisbee golf. Jonathon’s optimistic attitude encouraged his family and friends to persist in the face of many struggles. He showed strength and goodwill throughout his life, he truly was a trooper. Memorials in his honor may be made to Muscular Dystrophy Association USA National Office, 161 N. Clark Suite 3550, Chicago, IL 60601. Please visit www.mitchell-jerdan.com or www.facebook.com/mitchelljerdanfuneralhome to light a virtual candle in his honor or share a memory with the family.
Jonathon D. Gibson, age 38 of Mattoon, IL passed away in the early morning on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. Private family services will be held at a later date. Mitchell-Jerdan Funeral, located at 1200... View Obituary & Service Information
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