Patrick Seamus Gibbons, 73, a 10-year resident of Carson City, died Jan. 28, 2005, in Carson City. He was born Dec. 6, 1931, in Shanghai, China, to Samuel and Alice Harrison Gibbons.
He attended boarding school in Scotland and completed many courses in Australia and the United States.
He married Eva Gibbons March 5, 1977, in Gardnerville.
Mr. Gibbons was a horseman and a writer. He wrote a horse-advice column for a local newspaper. He was a world traveler. He was involved in many volunteer activities, including RSVP-ESL tutoring.
He was a survivor of a World War II Japanese concentration camp.
He was preceded in death by a son.
Among his survivors are his wife of Carson City; daughters Amy Lenzo of Richmond, Calif., Nancy Wilson of Sparks, Katherine Bryant of Greeley, Colo., and Karen Stout of San Jose, Calif.; sisters Eloise Gibbons and Alison Gibbons, both of Santa Rosa, Calif.; brothers Eammond Gibbons of Fremont, Calif., and Rory Gibbons of Modesto, Calif.; grandchildren Niceolle Aguilar, Joel Stout and Jake Saiz; and many nephews and nephews.
Cremation will be at Walton's Sierra Crematory, and his ashes will be scattered where he rode his horse.
Walton's Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements.