Harlan W. Gipson, 81, of Plainfield, passed away May 27, 2018. He was born July 14, 1936 to the late Wilson and Evelyn (Basham) Gipson in Danville, IN. He was a US Air Force veteran. He worked as a pipe fitter for Olin Brass for 20 years retiring in 2009. Harlan is survived by a son, Tony L. Gipson; a daughter, Debbie L. Marlow; a brother Bailey Gipson; a sister, Betty Ohern; 7 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol S. (Mitchell) Gipson and a son, Jerry Gipson. Funeral services will be at 7:00 pm on Friday, June 1, 2018 in the Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield, where friends may call on Friday from 3:00 pm until service time at 7:00 pm. Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.