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William "Bill" Gable

October 29, 1956 September 11, 2018
William "Bill" Gable
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William "Bill" Gable, age 61. Beloved husband, father, brother, and great friend. He will be remembered for his strong character, tireless work ethic, sense of adventure, and overall passion for life.

Survived by his wife, Jan Gable (née Rees); their daughters, Rachel (Kyle) Hunter and Kate (John Leonard) Gable; sisters, Kathy (Tom) Whitgrove, Sue (Roger) Moore, and Nancy Gable Lucas. Extended family and countless friends also survive. Preceded by his parents, Leo and Dorothy Gable; sister, Barbara Gable (at birth); brother-in-law, Tom Lucas; and nephew, Tom Whitgrove, Jr.

Bill was born in Joliet, Illinois. He attended St. Raymond's grade school and Joliet Catholic High School. He graduated from Regis College in Denver, Colorado in 1978. Bill married his high-school sweetheart in 1982. He and his wife, Jan, raised their two girls in Columbia, Missouri where Bill worked at the University of Missouri. Bill lived in North Carolina for 20 years and most recently worked as a Vice President at Duke Health Services. Throughout his career he led and inspired many to be the best they could be, building lasting relationships through his charismatic storytelling.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8pm on Tuesday, September 18th at Clements Funeral Home in Durham. A memorial service will be held at 11am on Wednesday, September 19th at Clements Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the Durham Nativity School at P.O. Box 3537 Durham, NC 27702.

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6:00 PM 9/18/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/18/2018 8:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

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11:00 AM 9/19/2018 11:00:00 AM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham
1105 Broad Street Durham 27705 NC
United States

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