O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Kay E. Gibble

Mr. Kay E. Gibble, age 89, formerly of Murray Avenue, Salamanca, New York and Grandview Avenue, Arcade New York died Thursday, February 12, 2015 at Jenny B Nursing Home in Springville, New York.

Born March 10, 1925 in Albion, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Kay and Gladys Mischler Gibble. He was married on May 28, 1945 to the former Amanda Beals, who predeceased him on November 7, 2006.

He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving during WWII.

He retired as a Brakeman for the Norfolk Southern Railroad in Bellevue, Ohio. Previously, he had owned a tractor trailer for 19 years and had worked for Spector in Chicago, Illinois.

He was a member of the United Transportation Union, Masonic Lodge #273 F & AM, Bellevue, Ohio, National Rifle Association.

Surviving are: a son, Mr. Robert (Derah) Gibble, Salamanca, NY; a daughter, Mrs. Nancy (James) Pump, Arcade, NY; 5 grandchildren, David Frey, Rochester, NY, Shannon Ball, Salamanca, NY, Roberta (Judy Jusko) Gibble, Salamanca, NY, Eriek (Barbara) Pump, Ryan (Debbie) Pump, both of Arcade, NY; 7 great-grandchildren, Jarron Ball, Jenna Ball, Torrey Ball, Cash Ball, Adison Pump, Grayde Pump, Harlow Frey; 1 sister, Martha (Harry) Beals, Conneaut, OH; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a great grandson, Janson Ball.

There will be no visitation.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.