Joe Vestal Gobble

Published 10:02 am Friday, March 9, 2018

Mr. Joe Vestal Gobble, 78, of Mocksville, died on Sunday, March 4, 2018.

He was born Dec. 11, 1939 in Davie County to the late Felix Vestal and Sallie Cloyce White Gobble. Mr. Gobble retired from R.J. Reynolds after 39 years. After retiring, he started his own tree trimming business. He loved fishing in his spare time.

He was also preceded in death by: his wife, Judy Taylor Gobble; a daughter, Christy Lynn Gobble; and a son, Rodney Vestal Gobble.

Survivors: 2 daughters, Donna Link (Ricky) of Lexington and Terri Benson (Wallace) of Mocksville; 4 siblings, Creola Rogers (Robert), Vauda Ellis (Robin), all of Mocksville,  Phyllis Hockaday (Dexter) of Advance and Myrtle Stroud (Wade) of Mocksville; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 8 at Ijames Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Franklin Myers officiating.   

Memorials: Ijames Baptist Cemetery Fund, 1038 Ijames Church Road, Mocksville.