Jack Gobin
1924 - 2020
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Jack was called home to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 14, 2020.
Born September 17, 1924 in Hartford, CT to Sidney & Margaret (Hoffner) Gobin, he graduated from Thomaston High School in 1942.
He enlisted in the Army Air Force in February, 1943 and served until 1945 with the 8th Air Force, 100th Bomb Group at Thorpes-Abbot, England.
He was awarded the European Theater of Operations medal with five battle stars, the Air medal with 3 oak leaf clusters and the Distinguished Flying Cross. He was employed for 38 years at the Hallden Machine Co. in Thomaston, CT and Anniston, AL, first as a machinist and retiring as a plant manager. He retired to Beverly Hills, FL and then made his home in Crystal River.
Married Evelyn Lundberg (deceased) in 1943 and celebrated 69 years together. Beloved father of four children, he also leaves six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, many close friends and was loved by all of them. He was a member of the Crystal River United Methodist Church.
A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at 9 a.m. at the Crystal River United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests making a memorial contribution to their favorite charity.

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Published in Citrus County Chronicle on May 22, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
MAY
23
Memorial service
09:00 AM
Crystal River United Methodist Church
MEMORIES & CONDOLENCES
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May 30, 2020
Jack led our Bible study group at his home. He inspired us all.
Jack knew the Lord's word & we
will miss him greatly.
Wilford & Jean Hartley
Friend
May 30, 2020
Jack led our Bible study group at his home. He inspired us all.
Jack knew the Lord's word & we
will miss him greatly.
Wilford & Jean Hartley
Friend
May 27, 2020
Thank you for your service, and I am sure Jack and my father Tom Wich were mates at Thorpe Abbots airfield in England. A true hero and the best generation that ever lived. RIP.
Tambo Ketcher
Acquaintance
May 27, 2020
My deepest sympathies to Jack's family for your loss. I only knew Jack about 20 years but grew to love and respect him. I'm sure he and my Dad, who he flew with in WWII, were good friends as well as
crewmates.
May 24, 2020
Have been fortunate to have known Jack for 40 years. He was certainly one of my "special" friends and my wife Elaine always got the best of "hugs" from him. We both loved you Jack.!!
jack quint
May 22, 2020
My deepest sympathy to Jack's family. He was such a beautiful soul. Will greatly miss serving him a pancake on most Tuesdays. So many awards he made in his lifetime. Sadly missed..Gaye S
Gaye Swenson
May 22, 2020
Jack, you were a true gentleman and we are so happy to have been in your cirlce of friends. Our Tuesday Breakfast Club will not be the same without you. We will miss you dearly. Our Sincere Sympathy to your family.
Bob & Rosalie
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