Claude Samuel Gabbart, Jr. 75, of Linton, passed away at 10 a.m. Thursday Oct. 25, 2007, at his residence.
He was born March 17, 1932, in Knox County, the son of Claude S. Gabbart, Sr. and Mary (Goad) Gabbart.
He was an electrician and a coal miner. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War and was an Army veteran and was a veteran of the Navy Reserves.
Survivors include: two daughters, Beth Fusco and her husband, Mike, of Linton, Cheri Lundy and her husband, Robert, of Linton; a son, Claude S. "Skip" Gabbart and his wife, Phyllis, of Centralia, IL; a sister, Vera Lee of Oakland City, eight grandchildren, Stacee Glenn, Tony Fusco, Cory and Shane Barnes, and Aaron, Sam, Suzanne, and Lisa Schneider; and 10 great-grandchildren, Corianne, William, Ashtynn, Tryston, Alyssa, Austin, Dylan, Jadalynn, Emma, & Shayna.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth "Betty" (Jenkins) Gabbart, Oct. 4, 2003; three sisters, Diane Crum, Margaret Crose and Thelma Jackson; a brother, Hubert Gabbart ; one great-grandson, Logan Powel;; and his parents.
Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at Fairview Cemetery in Linton with Reverend Doug Cassel officiating.
Friends may call from 1 -2:45 p.m. Saturday at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.