Neil F. Gabbert
Neil Francis Gabbert, 86, died Monday, July 28, 2014, at Riverside Convalescent Center in Saluda. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Ann Moody Gabbert, also a resident of Riverside Convalescent Center, and one brother, William R. Gabbert of Kentucky.
A cum laude graduate of Wake Forest University and a U.S. Navy veteran, Mr. Gabbert’s career was spent in the public relations field serving companies such as Du Pont, Monsanto, Pullman and Hayes Microcomputer. After retiring to Remlik, he served as an advertising sales representative with the Southside Sentinel in Urbanna. He was a member of the Kiwanis Club of Middlesex.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, August 8, in Urbanna Baptist Church where Neil had served as a deacon and choir member. Following the service there will be a reception in the fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Urbanna Baptist Church, P.O. Box 416, Urbanna, VA 23175; or the Central Middlesex Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 790, Urbanna, VA 23175. Arrangements by Bristow-Faulkner Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Saluda.