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Ruben Gaskins

March 13, 1926 ~ February 23, 2018 (age 91)
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Ruben “Hoover”Gaskins age 91 years of Campbellsville, KY formerly of the Ella Community in Adair County passed away Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at 4:42 PM at

Baptist East Hospital, Louisville, KY.

He was born on March 13, 1926 in Kokomo, IN.

The son of the late Alvin & Mary Ann Williams Gaskins

He was preceded in death by his wife Martha Opal Hubbard Gaskins on Oct. 1, 2014,

two brothers James Ray Gaskins & Paul Gaskins, two sisters

Inis Stroup & Unema Roberts

He is survived by one son:

Doug (Kim) Gaskins of Louisville, KY


Opal Temple of Russiaville, IN

Geneva Workman of Louisville, KY

1 Grandson Conner Gaskins

several nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends survive

He attended the New Hope Separate Baptist Church, he retired from Ingersoll Rand in Campbellsville, he was a Veteran of World War II serving his country in the U.S. Army, was a Paratrooper in 82nd Airborne, he enjoyed singing & playing guitar with family & friends, an avid Cincinnati Reds Fan

Funeral service Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 at 11:00 A.M.  at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home

Clergy officiating Bro. David Coffey

Interment in Haven Hill Cemetery with full Military Honors presented by

the local VFW Post 6097

expression of sympathy suggested in the form of Gideon Bibles

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements

Visitation after 4:00 PM Monday



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