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Joel Gabbert, Campbellsville, KY, Adair Co., KY native (1943-2012)

He was the patriarch of a large, highly regarded family. He leaves 12 direct living descendants. He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, a farmer, and an avid honey bee keeper

Joel Gabbert of Campbellsville, KY, died at 9:30amET, Saturday, September 15, 2012, in Greensburg, KY. He was 69.

The funeral service is at 11amET/10amCT, Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Don Gowin. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg Road, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 5pm-8pmET/4pm-7pmCT, Monday, September 17, 2012, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Paul Atwood, Odell Callahan, Bobby Harmon, Simon Myers, David Tungate and Dan White.

Joel Gabbert, Campbellsville, KY, Adair Co., KY native (1943-2012)

Joel Gabbert was the son of the late Willie Virgil Gabbert and Bessie Pearline Thomas Gabbert. He was born in Adair County, Kentucky, Saturday, April 3, 1943. He died Saturday, September 15, 2012, in Greensburg, Green County, KY, at the age of 69 years, 5 months, and 12 days.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville, a farmer, and an avid honey bee keeper.

He united in marriage to Joseline Atwood December 7, 1963.

Besides his wife, Joseline Gabbert, he is survived by:
  • Two daughters: Barbara Sue Cox and finance Kent Bland; and Sandra Kaye Roby, of Campbellsville, KY

  • Eight grandchildren: Tiffany Nicole Cox, Brandie Erin Cox, Keith Andrew Roby, Alexander Blake Roby, Katelyn Ashley Roby, Brooklyn Amber Roby, Alicia Danielle Ellsworth, and Alexis Kaye Ellsworth, all of Campbellsville, KY<./li>
  • Two great-grandchildren: Aubrianna Denise Roby and Elijah Barrett Adams; all of Campbellsville, KY

  • Four sisters and one brother: Jewell Watson, Lillie Buckman, and Dollie Cox of Campbellsville, KY; Ethel Marie Raims of Hixson, Tennessee, and Paul David Gabbert and wife, Donna of Knifley, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was preceded in death by one brother, Samuel Gabbert.

The family wishes to say a special "Thanks You," to the staff at Golden Living Greenhil, Lifeline Home Health, and nurses at Hardin Memorial Cancer Center. The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Fairview Baptist Church and be made at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Send a condolence to the family of Joel Gabbert

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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