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Posted on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 4:29 pm

Dennis Lee Gibson (Hoot), of New Braunfels, Texas died Thursday, February 27, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. A 20 year resident of New Braunfels, he lived life to the fullest.
A son, husband, father, and grandfather, Dennis is survived by his mother Natalie Gibson of Vandalia, Mo.; wife Carla Gibson of New Braunfels; son Andy Gibson wife Audrea, of New Braunfels; and daughter, Lindsay Knoll husband Thomas, of Georgetown, Texas. In addition, two grandsons, Cameron and Brady Gibson.
Dennis was the oldest of five boys born in Hannibal, Mo. in January 1951.
He married Carla Lewellen May 28, 1972, during his service in the U.S. Navy on the USS Meyerkord Ship.
He is preceded in death by his loving father who passed December 5, 2013.
As a man of many ventures, Dennis loved boat racing, being with friends and family, making the deal happen, and being social.
He was on the go up until his heart attack Thursday at the San Antonio Airport.
Memorial Service will be held at Zoeller Funeral Home in New Braunfels, Texas on Monday, March 3, 2014, at 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like those who feel called to donate to Racers for Christ,