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Ronald William Gibson

M, #5500, b. circa 1929, d. 9 April 2013
Last Edited: 9 Jun 2019
Photograph by user1
  • Birth*: Ronald William Gibson was born circa 1929 at St Mary & St Peter, Dundee, Scotland, .1,2
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Eleanor Jamison in 1959 at Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, .3
  • (Deceased) Death*: Ronald William Gibson died on 9 April 2013 at Dundee, Scotland, .4,1
  • Obituary: The obituary of Ronald William Gibson was was published on 12 April 2013. Accountant and golfer Ronald W Gibson
    The Courier & Advertsiser (Dundee Edition)
    12 April 2013
    Prominent Dundee accountant and golfing figure Ronald W Gibson has died at the age of 84.
    He was senior partner in KPMGin the city, having begun his career with Moody, Stuart & Robertson and later moving to Thomson McLintock.
    Golf was a major part of his life and he was captain of Panmure Barry and a member of the Royal & Ancient in St Andrews, serving on its finance committee.
    Mr Gibson was born in Dundee and educated at Downfield Primary and Morgan Academy before joining Moodie, Stuart & Robertson.
    He excelled with the former and was awarded the Albert J Watson Prize and 1949 for his performance as a student in the final exams of the Chartered Accountants of Scotland.
    He moved to Thomson McLintock and concluded his career in 1990 with KPMG before the company's business in Dundee was taken over by Henderson Loggie.
    His work covered many aspects of accountancy and he devoted his expertise to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, setting exams for accountancy students.
    Golf was a passion and he was a member of Downfield before joining Panmure Barry in 1956.
    He was appointed captain in 1980.
    Mr Gibson and wife Eleanor lived in Broughty Ferry, and he is also survived by two daughters and three grandchildren.
    His thanksgiving service will be at St Luke's and Queen Street Church, of which he was a member for over 50 years, today.1
  • (Spouse) Death: His spouse Eleanor Jamison died on 28 May 2019 at Tigh-Na-Muirn Residential Home, Dundee, Scotland, ; Originally printed on June 3, 2019.
    Viewed by 29 Visitors.
    GIBSON Peacefully, at Tigh-Na-Muirn Residential Home on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, Eleanor, Aged 90
    years, beloved wife of the late Ronald, loving mum and granny. Funeral service at Parkgrove
    Crematorium, Friockheim on Wednesday, June 5, at 2.30 p.m., to which all family and friends are warmly
    invited, family flowers only, please, but donations can be made towards Alzheimer Scotland.4,5


  1. [S32] Newspaper Article, The Courier & Advertsiser (Dundee Edition)
    12 April 2013 via Pressreader [Jun 2019].
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Stautory Birth Dundee St Mary & St Peter ref 282/1 179 [Jun 2019].
  3. [S64] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), Stautory Marriage Hamilton ref 647/00 0394 [Jun 2010].
  4. [S6] DJAA to PCC.
  5. [S125] Family Announcements DCT ), GIBSON - Deaths - Dundee Courier Announcements - Dundee Courier https://dct.myfamilyannouncements.co.uk/dundee/view/4686550/gibson [Jun 2019].