David Grable, age 70, of Greencastle passed away Sunday afternoon at his residence.
He was born July 17, 1934 in Clay County, Indiana the son of Franklin and Bertha (Brown) Grable. He was a Navy veteran. On July 15, 1955, he married Marilyn Rose Jordan and she preceded him in death on March 27, 2001.
He worked for IBM until retiring in 1986 when the Greencastle plant closed. He then worked for FB Distro for many years and also owned and operated Grables Saw Sharping. He attended New Life Baptist Church in Greencastle.
Survivors include a son Eugene Grable and wife Cheri of Greencastle; 2 daughters, Lavona Mayo and husband Daryl of Avon and Towanda Foy and her husband Greg of Greencastle; a brother Donald F. Grable and wife Rose of Indianapolis; 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
His parents and wife preceded him in death.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home with the Rev. Hallie Taylor officiating.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
Burial will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society for screening of Colon Cancer, c/o Louise Brackney, 1 Hilltop Ct., Greencastle, IN 46135.
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