Robert J. Gable, 85, of New Enterprise, passed away on September 15, 2019 at his home. He was born on April 26, 1934 in Altoona; son of the late Kenneth A. and Agnes Marie (Najduch) Gable. On October 2, 1954, at the Woodbury Church of the Brethren, he was united in marriage to Betty (Clouse) Gable who survives. Robert was a Woodbury High School Class of 1953 graduate and a Dairy Farmer by trade. He was a member of the Woodbury Church of the Brethren, where he enjoyed helping with Camp Blue Diamond and served on the church building committee throughout the years. Robert was an active member of the Southern Cove Power Reunion. He enjoyed farming, tractor pulling, restoring antique cars and tractors, woodworking, hunting and fishing, gardening, and spending time watching his children and grandchildren at sporting events. Robert was preceded in death by brothers Kenneth R. and James and a sister Madeline. Surviving are his wife Betty; son Jan Gable (Theresa); son Alan Gable; daughter Nanette Eshelman (Will); daughter Teresa Hale (Jim); daughter Susan Rogalski (Randy); son Kevin Gable (Lorie); brother John Gable (Grace); brother William Gable (Wanda); sister Nancy Gable; as well as 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Friends will be received on Wednesday, September 18th from 4:00-8:00PM and Thursday, September 19th from 10:00-11:00AM. At 11:00AM Thursday, a Funeral Service will commence with Pastor David Ulm officiating. All of the above will be held at the Woodbury Church of the Brethren. Interment will be in Dry Hill Cemetery. If so desired, Memorial Contributions in Robert’s name can be made to the Southern Cove Power Reunion or the Woodbury Church of the Brethren. Arrangements by Weaver Funeral Home, LLC (weaversfh.com); Woodbury.
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