The City of Kalama mourns the loss of Police Chief Randy Gibson who passed away Tuesday evening, January 10th, as a result of complications brought on by a high-stress incident/arrest earlier in the day. A memorial service honoring Kalama Police Chief Randall Gibson will take place:
Thursday January 19th @ 1:00 pm
New Life Church, 2441 42nd Avenue, Longview, WA
Prior to the memorial service there will be an exclusive procession of Kalama Emergency Response vehicles honoring Chief Gibson through the community of Kalama. Route details and impacts will be forthcoming for the general public.
The family requests that donations in-lieu of flowers be made to the Behind the Badge Foundation (BehindTheBadgeFoundation.org)
There will be a private reception for the family in Kalama following the ceremony.
Additionally, a Chief Randall Gibson Memorial Fund has been established through Heritage Bank (Acct # 100935561) . Donations can be made directly through Heritage Bank branches in Kelso and Longview or can be made at the Kalama City Offices, 195 North First Street, Kalama, WA.
Chief Gibson faithfully served the community of Kalama for over five years, working daily to improve our city and protect the citizens of the community. Chief Gibson’s professionalism and integrity serves as an example to each of us who were fortunate enough to be a colleague or co-worker of his. We thank him for his service. Our condolences and best wishes go out to his family and loved ones.