Mr. Jerry Lee Gabe, age 35, of Rossville, passed away Thursday, January 16, 2020.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather: Jerry Lee Gabe, great grandparents: Lucy Gabe, Rosevelt, and Irene Baldridge.
Survivors include his mom and stepfather: Georgia and Mike Owens of Page, AZ, dad and stepmother: Rick and Sandi Gabe of Las Vegas, NV., brother: Ricky Gabe sisters and brothers in law: Sharina and Nathan Corn of Rydal, GA, Lisa Little and Lee Fowler of Calhoun, GA, grandmother: Shirley Howard of Somerset, KY, grandfather and grandmother: Harlan and Margaret Baldridge of Palmer, TX., aunts and uncles: Sandy and Jim Baker of Somerset, KY., Donna and Chuck Lawless of Dalton, longtime friends: Keith Shell and Danny Thornton, Other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
Jerry was an amazing son, brother, and friend. He never met a stranger, he was full of life and anyone who met him will tell you he had an infectious sense of humor. He had a heart of gold that was more tender than most realized and a love for animals especially his dog Baby. Baby was his sidekick wherever Jerry went. Jerry loved his family deeply especially his mom and dad. They were always his rock in troubled times and good times. He struggled with a fear of disappointing others and felt he never measured up. If only he realized how deeply he was loved, how deeply he was cared for and truly amazing he was. He touched more people in his short life than most of us do in a lifetime. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Services will be Wednesday at 2 pm from the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home with Pastor Mitchell Gaston officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 1 pm till the funeral hour.
Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home, Crematory and Monuments. www.shawnchapmanfh.com
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