Donald Ray Gober
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Donald Ray Gober, 77, of Nauvoo, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at 10:30 p.m. at his residence. He was born June 2, 1936.

The family will receive friends Friday, April 4, 2014, from 2 until 4 p.m. at Liberty Grove Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be Friday, April 4, 2014, at 4 p.m. at Liberty Grove Baptist Church with burial in the Liberty Grove Cemetery. John Harrison will officiate.

Gober was a coal miner for 29 years. He was a carpenter, plumber, electrician, master wood builder, mechanic and a jack of all trades, and he loved camping and fishing with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Chris Gober; grandson, Donny Gober; brothers, Ronald Kent Gober and Jerry Arnold Gober; mother, Pernie Gober; father, Leonard Gober; and father-in-law, Edgar Herron.

Gober is survived by his wife, Betty Gober; daughters, Donna Burgett and her husband, Sherman Burgett, and Stacey Gober; sons, Johnny Gober and his wife, Cathy Gober, and Tony Gober and Sharon Burton; sisters, Peggy Sue Myers and her husband, Harold Myers, Sandra McDonald and Myrna Cox; grandchildren, Tomeka Betts and her husband, Chris Betts, Michelle Vanzant Gardner, Jeff Gober, Kimmon Gober, Kayla Gober, Andy McDonald, Josh McDonald, Shaye Lounda, and Wesley Burgett and his wife, Brittany Burgett; and five great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jeff Gober, Chris Betts, Hunter Betts, Keith Fikes, Josh McDonald and Wesley Burgett.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571