Edward J. Gabbard

Edward J. Gabbard

Edward J. Gabbard, 77, of Anderson, formerly of Connersville, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, August 25, 2013, at his residence, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born April 25, 1936, at Travelers Rest, Ky., the son of John D. Gabbard and Ida May Pierson Greeson.

He was a 1954 graduate of Connersville High School. He retired from Guide Lamp of Anderson, a division of GM/Delco.

Survivors include three daughters, Denise Holmes of Greenfield, Lezlie (John Benton) Wheeler of Manilla, and Mindy (Brad) Thurston of Waldron; four grandchildren, Casey Holmes, Nicole Holmes Suhre, Hyatt and Riley Thurston; and two great-grandchildren, Owen Holmes and Bellah Suhre.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepmother, Mildred Gabbard; one brother, Delbert Gabbard; and one sister, Savannah Wanley.

Family and friends are invited to Graveside Services to be conducted 4 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2013, at Everton Cemetery with Brandon Sutton, Pastor of Blue Ridge Christian Church, Blue Ridge, Indiana, officiating.

Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at millermosterrobbins.com.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.