Oscar Gibson was born in Homer Nov. 5, 1951, to the late Sam T. Gibson and Vessie Gibson. He departed this life March 26, 2014. Oscar received a formal education in the Homer public school system. He graduated from Mayfield High School in 1969.
Oscar was employed by Newton Brown Trucking for many years. He was well known in the community by the name Razor Blade or Blade. If someone needed something, they would call on Blade because he was known for helping and taking care of anyone that was in need. He lived a care-free life; he loved meeting and greeting people of all ages. Oscar never met a stranger; talking to many people was a gift he had.