Sunday, September 19, 2010
Thomas D. Gribble, Sr. 55, of 65 Huckleberry Circle, Emporium died at DuBois Regional Medical Center-West, on Sunday afternoon. (September 19, 2010)
He was born June 3, 1955 in St. Marys the son of Ella Mae Bailey Gribble of Emporium and the late Harvey Gribble.
On April 18, 1981 in First Baptist Church he married Susan McLean Gribble, who Survives.
Mr. Gribble graduated from Cameron County High School in the class of 1973. He worked at Emporium Hardwoods for 30 years and most recently at AST and KwikFill. In his youth he was an active member of the Boy Scouts. He was a commander of the Royal Rangers Patrol 185. He served on the Board of Directors of Emporium Little League for many years and also Memorial Hall. He was a member of the Bucktail Rod and Gun Club. His passion was officiating PIAA baseball, softball and volleyball games which he did for many years. He was an avid outdoorsman who especially enjoyed hunting and fishing.
In addition to his mother Ella Mae Bailey Gribble
and his wife Susie are
Son: Thomas "Tommy" Gribble, Jr., Emporium
Son: David Gribble, Emporium
Brother: Terry Gribble and his wife Leigh, Galion, OH
Preceded in Death By
Father: Harvey T. Gribble
Visitation will be at the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church on Sizerville Road, Emporium on Wednesday from 5-8 PM
Funeral Service will be held at the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church on
Thursday (September 23, 2010) at 11:00 AM with Rev. Mark Conklin, Pastor, officiating.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of the donors choice.
Online Condolences may be placed at www.BarnettFuneralHome.net
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements