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Inurnment service for Danny Gadberry is Sat., July 19, 2008


Mr. Gadberry was a member of a respected Adair County family. He spent much of his career in Adair trucking industry, working for several prominent local firms over a number of years

Danny Gadberry, age 62, of 507 Campbellsville St. Columbia, KY, passed away, Thursday, July 10, in Hobart, Indiana, after a short illness.

An inurnment service will held Saturday, July 19, 2008, at 10amCT, at the Columbia Cemetery.Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, Columbia, KY, is assisting the family.

Mr. Gadberry was born, November 17, 1945, in the Gradyville/Bliss community, in Adair County, KY.

He was the son of the late James Butler and Idell Wheeler Gadberry, of Columbia, KY.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Annabell Gadberry, Jeannie Washington; and one brother, J.B Gadberry.

He is survived by the following:
  • One son and daughter-in- law: Daniel and Betty Gadberry, Glensfork, KY

  • Two grandsons: Hunter and Kodie Gadberry

  • His former wife: Ann Murphy, also of Glensfork

  • Two brothers: Gobel Gadberry and his wife Sue, of Hickory Hills, IL; and Robert Gadberry and his wife Cheryl, of Hobart, IN

  • One sister: Nancy Gadberry, of Missouri

  • And several nieces, nephews, and an Aunt, along with many friends that will miss him
Danny drove trucks for Joe Russell Barbee, Joe Pyles and Bobby Smith in the Columbia area, for many years.

Cremation, in Hobart, IN, was chosen.

His cremains will be sent back to Columbia, KY.

This obituary was made possible through the support of Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, established in 1926, located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia. To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone 270-384-2149, or E-mail: Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.
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