Wilbert H. "Webb" Gable, 86, of Honey Brook, died on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at the Tel Hai Retirement Community. |
He was the husband of the late Evelyn Barker Gable, who passed away last year.
Born in Glenmoore, he was the son of the late Clarence and Lillian Bussinger Gable.
Webb was an area resident all his life.
He proudly served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater.
After the war, he was employed by Sonoco Products of Downingtown, retiring in 1988 with 43 years of service.
Mr. Gable was a member of the Wagontown Union Chapel, where he served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher.
He is survived by five children, Loretta, wife of Bill Englerth of West Caln, Richard Gable of Elverson and his fiancee, Leslie Leary, Deborah Gable of Coatesville, Patricia G., wife of Mark Boyer of Elverson, and David Gable and wife, Selina, of Pequea; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one brother, Robert Gable of West Brandywine.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Wolfe and Nancy Raffier.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Tel Hai Retirement Community Chapel, 1200 Tel Hai Circle, Honey Brook, followed by interment in the Forks of the Brandywine Cemetery.
Viewing at the chapel is from 10 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday.
Memorial donations may be made in his memory to the Tel Hai Care Assurance Fund, P.O. Box 190, Honey Brook, PA 19344.
Arrangements are being handled by the Wilde Funeral Home, Parkesburg. Online condolences may be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com.
Published in Daily Local News on Nov. 11, 2013