James L. Gabbard

James L. "Jim" Gabbard was born on May 7, 1936 in Butler, Kentucky to Christopher C. and Louie Gabbard, died Monday, November 14, 2022 at Baptist Health Hardin. Jim was a graduate of Elizabethtown High School and furthered his education at Lindsey Wilson College. He retired from Hardin County Water #2. Jim was an avid basketball lover. He played in high school and college. He watched all the UK and NBA games. He had a strong passion for politics and would often be overheard sharing worldly news. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Louis W. and Charles Gabbard. Survivors include his loving wife of nearly forty years, Katherine; two stepsons, David (Brittany) Boone of Radcliff and Darrell (Jeana) Boone of Elizabethtown; six grandchildren, Jaggar (Claudea) Boone, Hunter Boone, Greyson Boone, Jackson Boone, Connor Farris and Jada (Cole) Hughes ; three step great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, sister and brothers-in-law, and loving family and friends. The funeral will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Hardin Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 11 to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed online at www.brownfuneral.com.


Friday, November 18, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home


Friday, November 18, 2022 starting at 1:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

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