February 23, 2016
J.C. Gober, 90, passed away Feb. 23 at his daughter’s residence in Muscle Shoals. He was born in Hackleburg to Charles Edward Gober and Viola Hudson Gober. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in World War II and had worked for the City of Red Bay. He was a member and deacon of Burnout Missionary Baptist Church.
Services were Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. at Burnout Missionary Baptist Church, Vina, with Bro. Fred Woodall officiating. Burial was in Burnout Cemetery, Vina.
Survivors are three children – Betty Bolton, Muscle Shoals, Donald Gober and wife Dorothy, Red Bay, and Laura Cabell and husband John, San Antonio, Texas; six grandchildren – Angela Scott and husband Todd, Daryl Gober, Dorinda Edwards and husband Kenneth, Derek Gober and wife Bethany, Elizabeth Stoll and John Cabell; seven great-grandchildren – Ivie Scott, Makenzie Edwards, Miles Edwards, Bailey Ann Gober, Henley Stoll, Walker Stoll and Davis Gober; two sisters – Charlene Oliver and Shirley Collum; and one brother – Jerry Gober.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Tiny Gober; his parents; four brothers, Clither, Etheridge, Hector and Edward Gober; and one sister, Ruby Lee Gober.
Pallbearers were Daryl Gober, Derek Gober, John Cabell, Todd Scott, Kenneth Edwards and Nash Hardin.
Visitation was Feb. 26 from 6-9 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, and he laid in state Feb. 27 from noon to 2 p.m. at Burnout Missionary Baptist Church.
The family extends special thanks to Hospice of the Shoals and especially Cynthia, Amanda and Dr. Webb.