Tristin Avery ‘Mook’ Gibson

Published 10:20 am Sunday, April 23, 2023

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our Beloved Tristin, (Mook). Corporal Tristin Avery Gibson, 21, of Swansboro, North Carolina, passed away Saturday April 15, 2023.

He was born April 11, 2002 in Statesville to Marlena Michelle Laughlin (Husband-David Lee); and Tucker Allen Gibson.

Corporal Gibson, a graduate of Swansboro High School, was enlisted in the U.S. Army, where he was stationed at Fort Campbell, Ky. Corporal Gibson was a remarkable young man with an infectious personality that touched everyone he met. He was always ready with a smile and a kind word, making him a beloved friend and comrade to all who knew him. His positive attitude, unwavering determination, and selflessness were just a few of his many admirable traits that set him apart.

When not serving his country with dedication and honor, Corporal Gibson enjoyed a variety of hobbies. He was an avid fisherman, finding solace and relaxation by the water’s edge. He loved to watch movies and had an incredible knowledge of cinema. He also enjoyed the thrill of dirt bike and four-wheeler riding.

Above all, Corporal Gibson had an unwavering faith in God that inspired those around him. He was a devoted Christian and lived his life with a sense of purpose and passion.  He cherished his family and friends, always putting their needs before his own.

Corporal Gibson will be deeply missed by his loved ones, fellow servicemen and women, and all those who knew him.  His memory will live on through the countless lives he touched and the legacy he left behind. Rest in peace, Corporal Tristin Avery Gibson, and thank you for your service, sacrifice, and for being an exemplary human being.

Corporal Gibson is preceded in death by his grandparents and great grandparents.

Corporal Gibson is survived by: his mother, Marlena Michelle Laughlin (Husband-David Lee) of Trenton; his father, Tucker Allen Gibson of Jacksonville; sisters, Cassandra Mills (Jon) and nephew Wyatt Mills of Crestview, Fla. and Danielle Gibson of Trenton.

The services will be held on Thursday, April 27 at 1 p.m. at Community Funeral Home Inc. of Beulaville, 840 W. Main St..

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