December 5, 2013

Leo Gabbard

Staff Writer

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Leo Gabbard, 66, Falls Street, London, Ky., passed away Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at his residence.

Born Jan. 22, 1947 in Annville, Ky., he was the son of the late Homer and Mae Cornelius Gabbard. He was the owner of Aliet Telephone and served six years with the National Guard.

Survivors include his wife, Jackie Smith Gabbard of London; a daughter,  Tina Renea Gabbard Cook, Lily; two sons, Ashlee  (Jennifer) Gabbard of Lily, and Eric Gabbard of London; three grandchildren, Kayla Gabbard, Lily, Michael Cook, Corbin, and Christin Cook, Lily; and a great-granddaughter, Mila Jane Cook, Corbin.

Funeral service for Leo Gabbard was conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1 in London Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial followed at Smith Cemetery in East Bernstadt.

Pallbearers were Mike Cornelius, Bascom Smith, Elmer Holland, Dale Blanton, Dale Brown and Michael Cook.

The family received friends Sunday from 12 noon until the service time.