William Clay Gabbard age 81 of Haiti Road in Berea,
passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2004 at St. Joseph East Hospital in
Clay was born in Rockcastle County to the late William Thomas and
Polly Gadd Gabbard. He was a self employed carpenter and a member of
Liberty Avenue Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, Clay was preceded in death by his Myrtle
Marie Miller Gabbard, two brothers Johnny and Emmitt Gabbard and one
sister Ruth Geneva Gabbard.
He is survived by one sister Ina Johnson of Paint Lick, several
nieces and nephews Robert E. Spurlock of OH, Ricky L. Spurlock of OH,
Janet Mae Hill of Mt. Vernon, Anna Marie Anglin of Berea, Jonathan
Durbin of Mt. Vernon, Brandon Spurlock of Berea, James Gabbard of
Lexington, Emmitt Gabbard Jr. of Nicholasville, Steven Gabbard of
Wilmore, Emmitt Eugene Johnson of Paint Lick, Mike Johnson of Kingston,
Marilyn Chasteen of Berea, Kara Spurlock of Berea, Aaron Spurlock of
Berea, Ashley Anglin of Berea, Floyd Gabbard, Bernice Gabbard, Wanda
Gabbard, Mary Gabbard, Fred Gabbard, Wilford Gabbard and Mack Gabbard
all of Texas; several other great nieces and nephews; and special
friends Tasha Luster and Judy Guillen.
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 26, 2004 at
Lakes Funeral Home in Berea with Rev. Randy McPheron officiating. Burial
will follow in the Chasteen Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday evening
after 6:00 p.m. and after 9:00 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Active pallbearers will be Mike Johnson, Brandon Spurlock, Steve
Gabbard, Emmitt Gabbard, James Gabbard and Steve Parker. Honorary
bearers will be Michael Johnson, Aaron Spurlock and Johnathan Durbin.