Ross A. Gabriel (1961 - 2014)

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Ross A. Gabriel

Des Moines

Ross A. Gabriel, 52, passed away at his home Friday, July 18, 2014.

Ross was born August 11, 1961 in Des Moines to Rocky and Dorothy Gabriel.

He worked several years for Burns Electric and was a member of Local Union #55. Ross was an avid Payton Manning fan. He enjoyed going to Ledges State Park and riding his motorcycle.

Ross is survived by his wife, Shelly Daughenbaugh Gabriel; children, Jessica (Randy Parker) Gabriel, Michael Gabriel, Kenneth Gabriel and Ross Gabriel, Jr.; grandchildren, Skyler, Gage, Cayden and Avery Parker and Jordan, Payton and Elijah Gabriel; mother, Dorothy Gabriel; siblings, Roxie Ann Beck, Angel Gabriel, Peggy (Larry) Davis, Eddie Gabriel, Dino Gabriel, Celeste (Ken Slater) Gabriel and Bob (Cindy) Gabriel; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Rocky Gabriel.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW Ninth Street Des Moines, IA 50315
(515) 285-3911
Funeral Home Details
Published in Des Moines Register from July 27 to July 29, 2014
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