Richard Allen Gabbard, 69, of Cedarville passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at his home. He was the owner of Hillbilly Press in Cedarville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Avie and Ann (Bynum) Gabbard.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Patti Gabbard of the home; one daughter, Robin Garrett and her husband Bubba of Cedarville; one son, Randy Gabbard and his wife Consuela of Cedarville; three sisters, Sheila King and her husband David of Rudy, Shirl Hacker of Fort Smith and Emma Ramirez of San Antonio, Texas; three grandchildren, Dalton and Hayley Garrett and Guner Gabbard, all of Cedarville; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was May 25 at Morrison Cemetery in Rudy under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.
Pallbearers were Randy Gabbard, Bubba Garrett, Dalton Garrett, David King, Gary Hatcher and David Hacker.
Honorary pallbearers were Joey Ramirez, Mitch Hacker, Devon Skelton, Ray LaRue, Don LaRue, Conard LaRue, Barney LaRue, Bill LaRue and Mark LaRue.
Online tributes: www.ockerfuneralhome.com.