Sheriff Joseph Jones Gibson

Photo of Sheriff Joseph Jones Gibson
End of Watch: Sun, Dec 22nd, 1946
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 59


His wife and four children.


Sheriff Joseph Gibson was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance call involving a man with a gun.

Sheriff Gibson's brother, Everett Gibson, was shot and killed two years later, on July 25, 1949, while also serving as sheriff of Wayne County.

Sheriff Gibson was survived by his wife and four children.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Wayne County Sheriff's Office Patch
109 North Main Street
Suite 104
Monticello, Kentucky 42633
(606) 348-5416


There is 1 tribute for Sheriff Joseph Jones Gibson.

Sheriff Joseph Jones Gibson
Left by Ryan Thomas Gibson on Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

I just want to thank you for every thing you have done. And I want you to know that every one still remembers you as that brave hero you still are.

You are still honored and remembered. Rest In Peace.