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Joe Gabbard (7-18-20)

Joe Gabbard, of Savannah, departed this life on Saturday, July 18, at the age of 68 years, 8 months and 26 days. He was born in Batesville, Indiana, on Oct. 22, 1951, the son of the late Jack and Edwina Johnson Gabbard. On Nov. 20, 1977, he was united in marriage to Christine Latzo, who survives. Joe was a firefighter with the Palm Beach County Fire and Rescue Department. He loved being on his farm. Joe was a good father and grandfather, he was a simple man, a great man. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Christine Gabbard of Savannah; children, Kyle Gabbard of Vero Beach, Florida, Kason Gabbard of Bradenton, Florida, and Katie-Jo Cowgell of Savannah; grandchildren, Addison, Avery, Blake, BryleeJo, Paisley, Lyla and Kason Jr.; a sister; and a brother. No services are scheduled at this time.