Roger William Gabbert

Published 1:57 pm Thursday, June 15, 2017

Roger William Gabbert, 85, of Mocksville, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Autumn Care of Mocksville.

The memorial service was at 2 pm, Saturday, June 24, at Dulin United Methodist Church in Mocksville. The family received friends after the  service.

Survivors: his wife of 65 years, Alice Delores Boeke Gabbert of Autumn Care; a son, Hugh C. Gabbert (Camille Hinds) of Royalton, Minn.; a daughter, Jennifer McClamrock (Jerry W.) of  Mocksville; grandchildren, Justin W. McClamrock of Winston-Salem and Jennell M. Johnson (John E.) of Hamptonville; great-grandchildren, Jonas, Joseph, Jocelyn and Johannah Johnson; brother, Herman Gabbert (Marlene) of Minnesota; sisters: CarylLen Gabbert and Roberta Tryggestad, both of South Carolina; brother-in-law, Chuck Boeke, Minnesota; step-siblings: Dorine Gabbert of South Dakota, Anita Melhorn of Missouri, Margie Phillips (Fred) of Colorado, Marlin Graham of California and Jon Graham (Phyllis) of Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard G.W. and Caryl Sleight Gabbert; his step-mother, Viola Graham Gabbert; siblings, Mannie Graham, John Melhorn, Alvin Gabbert; and an infant sister and brother-in-laws, Carlous, Richard and Don Boeke, Jean Yule (Gordon), Ferne Pavek (Harry), Luci Ann Ketter, Karmen Boeke and Ken Tryggestad.

He retired from farming and raising livestock. He had farms in North Carolina, South Carolina, Minnesota and North Dakota.He was known in the dairy, horse, angus cattle business.

Memorials: Hospice of Iredell, 2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville, 28625.