Funeral   services   for   Mr.   Paul   W.   Gabbard,   87,   of
Gainesboro,  Tennessee,  will be  held  at  2 P.M. on Thursday,
August  29, 2013,  at   Anderson – Upper  Cumberland  Funeral
Home  in  Gainesboro, TN. The  family  will  gather at 2 P.M.  on
Friday  at  Deaton  Funeral  Home  in  Jackson,  Kentucky,  with
burial to follow in the Gabbard Cemetery in Athol, Kentucky.

 The family will receive friends on Wednesday from  4  P.M. – 9
P.M., and Thursday from 12 Noon until time of services.

 He   passed   away   on   Tuesday,   August   27,   2013,   at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
    
 He was born February 8, 1926, in Duquesne, PA, to the  late
Bishop   Harvey   Gabbard   and    Dorcas   Virginia   Short
Gabbard
.  On  May  26, 1952,  he  was   married   to   the   late
Gertrude Chrisman Gabbard,  who  passed  away  November
12, 2010. He worked for Ford Motor Co. for 32 years,  and  was
of the Lutheran faith. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII.

 In  addition  to  his  wife  and  parents, he  was  preceded  in
death by
1 Brother: Lee Alan Gabbard; and his  Grandfather:
Marrow Gabbard.

 Survivors   include   
2   Sons:   Paul H. (Krista) Gabbard   of
Traverse    City,    MI,     and    John  D.  (Tammy)  Gabbard   of
Gainesboro,  TN;   
2   Grandchildren:    Justin   P.   (Vanessa)
Gabbard and Kaitlyn Gabbard; and  
2  Great  Grandchildren:
Jackson Paul Gabbard and McCoy Warren Gabbard.

 Bro. Jerry Young will officiate at the services.
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