NEPONSET - Gary G. Stabler, 62, of Neponset, died at 9:00 AM, Monday, February 17, 2014 at his home.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, February 21 at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee. Pastor Andrew Hopp will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM until the time of the services at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in West Neponset Cemetery where military rites will be accorded by the Neponset American Legion. Memorials may be directed to the Gary Stabler Memorial Fund.
He was born August 2, 1951 in Kewanee, the son of Charles W. and Fern L. (Hand) Stabler. Survivors include his mother of Neponset, a son, Jason Stabler of Neponset, his twin brother, Jerry (Debbie) Stabler of Neponset, a sister, Sherry (Roger) Cannon of Marengo, IL, two nephews, Matt (Heather) Stabler and John (Kristen) Cannon and three nieces, Shelly (Ron) Bychowski, Jenny Stabler and Lindsay Stabler. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Jack Lee Stabler.
Gary graduated from Neponset High School in 1970. He served his country in the Navy during the Vietnam War. He had worked the Axel Line at Pines Great Dane Trailer. In his early years he farmed and until recently had worked for area farmers on their farms. He was of the Methodist faith and a member of the Neponset American Legion Post 875. He enjoyed being outdoors on a tractor. This obituary may be viewed and private condolences left at www.ruxfuneralhome.com.