Arthur William Gibson Jr.

Chief Cryptologic Technician (Ret) Arthur William Gibson Jr., 66, of Leavenworth, passed away, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, at his home in Lansing, surrounded by family. He was born Sept. 8, 1950, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Arthur William and Alma Loraine (Sanders) Gibson.

Arthur William Gibson Jr.

Arthur married Karen Faye Legant. She survived at the home. He is also survived by two daughters, Stacey Gibson-Hoeltzel and Stefanie (Wayne) Johnson; a son, Arthur “Will” (Brittini) Gibson, III ; his father, Arthur Gibson ; two sisters, Diane (Steve) Skinner and Karen (Stuart) Rish; a brother, Keith (Doreen) Gibson; three grandchildren Samantha (Robert) Dickson, Alexandria Hoeltzel and Aidynn Johnson; four great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Arthur was preceded in death by his mother and a sister, Nancy.

Arthur retired from the Navy in 1990 after 20 years of honorable service to the United States. Arthur was also active in the American Legion Post 41, 40 and 8 Post 1163 Kansas.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 11:30 a.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will follow at Leavenworth National Cemetery.