Larry Thomas Gable

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  • "I remember Larry from our years at Johnston Jr High School...."
    - Patsy Gober Girard
  • "So sad to hear of Larry's passing. He was a very kind and..."
    - Beverly Ann Pilgreen Surmick
  • "Dear Marlies , you Mark & the boys are in our prayers!! We..."
    - Martha Kennedy
  • "One of the best ballplayers I ever saw. He was a really..."
    - Larry Trotman
  • "Dear Marlies...I am so sorry for your loss...Larry was a..."
    - Carol walden
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Larry Thomas Gable, 73, passed from this life Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Born in Anniston, he was the son of the late William and Elsie (Carter) Gable. Larry was a graduate of Anniston High School and Auburn University. Following college, he pursued his career as a professional baseball player. He was a pitcher in the minor league system of the Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates for 11 seasons combined. After baseball, Larry served as assistant principal for Eastbrook Middle School and principal for Westside Elementary School where he retired from the Whitfield County, Georgia school system. Larry had also served his country in the Army reserves. He moved to The Villages from Georgia in 2002. His favorite pastime was watching Atlanta Braves Baseball. Larry leaves his wife of 46 years, Marlies Gable; a son, Mark Gable; of Murrayville, GA.; brothers, Gary Gable, Carter Gable (wife, Diane) and Rodney Gable (wife, Kim), all of Anniston; grandsons, Tanner and Rance Gable and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Dennis Gable and sisters, Joan Sprayberry and Joyce Gable. Services are private and at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Cornerstone Hospice, The Villages, Florida. For on-line sentiments visit
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Published in The Anniston Star on May 31, 2015