Joseph R. Gober, 87, of Daytona Beach, a Commercial Builder in the Daytona Beach area for 40 years and owner of Fla. Sun Control Products, Inc., a general contracting company, died on Fri
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day March 21, 2014 at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach. He was born on September 10, 1926 in Shenandoah, PA to the late Joseph and Anna Gober. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Air Force serving in Okinawa in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. In 1963 he moved his family to this area from Alabama. He attended St. Paul's Catholic Church where he served as an usher and later Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church. He was a member of The Quiet Birdman, otherwise known as the QB's. He was also a member of the Polish American Pulaski Club, formerly a member of the Daytona Beach Code Enforcement Board; formerly a member of the Daytona Beach Airport Advisory Board.; member of ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors) was an Imaging specialist at Cape Canaveral in the 50's for Wernher nvon Braun; and he was supervisor for radar stations for General Electric and RCA. Survivors include his three daughters, Nancy (Sy Schlussel) Gober of Martinsburg, WV, Joanne (Mike Keller) Gober of Waynesboro, VA and Sandy (Niles) Bailey of Port Orange; a sister, Betty Ann Bodine; three grandchildren, Joe Gober-Keller, Nicholas Gober-Keller and David "Alex" Bailey.He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 65 years, Esther (Smetana) on March 4, 2014. Funeral Service will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 28, 2014 in the Chapel at Dale Woodward Funeral Home, Holly Hill. A vistation will be held from 1:00 - 2:00 PM (prior to the service) at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Volusia Memorial Park. Arrangements are under the careful direction of Dale Funeral Home.
Dale Woodward Funeral Home - Holly Hill
167 Ridgewood Ave.
Holly Hill, FL 32117
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Mar. 26, 2014