Joseph W. Gable Jr. – November 26, 2017


Lima:  Joseph William Gable Jr. of Lima, NY died on November 26, 2017 at the age of 85.  He is predeceased by his parents and his siblings Clark Emerson Gable and Betty Cyr.  Survived by his wife of 61 years Joyce (Rath) Gable of Lima, son Clark Gable of Bennington, VT, sister Carol Joan (George) Fordyce of Aurelius, NY, and his sister-in-law Marvene Jones.  Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Joe was born on June 30, 1932 in Auburn, NY to parents Joseph W. Gable Sr & Mildred Elizabeth (Chetham) Gable.  He was a veteran of the US Army and served during the Korean Conflict, was a resident of Lima, NY for the past 20 years, and was a member and past assistant pastor at the Springway Baptist Church in Springwater, NY.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, November 30th, 11am at Bath National Cemetery, Bath, NY with military honors.  To send a condolence or share a memory please visit:


5 thoughts on “Joseph W. Gable Jr. – November 26, 2017

  1. Aunt Joyce and Clark my deepest heartfelt sympathy to you both. Love and prayers your niece Tina

  2. It was a joy to work along side Joe. I will remember him as a man of powerful prayer, joyous attitude and confidence in his Lord and Savior.

  3. I’m so sorry Joyce. Know you will miss him very much. You know where he is and may GOD give you strength and comfort during this difficult time. GOD Bless You, Betty Lawrence

  4. You will be forever missed. We shared many joyful times together with laughter and sorrow. May you rest in the arms of your heavenly father

  5. Bill was a wonderful Uncle. Ever faithful to them with prayers. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. I am sure there was a great welcoming in heaven.

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