Charles Wayne Gabbard, 63, of Austin, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.

He was born Nov. 7, 1950 in England, Ark. to Charles Albert and Vester Modie Westerman Gabbard

He was proceeded in death by his parents; daughter, Kary Marie Gabbard; and brothers, Jimmy Finney, Donnie Gabbard, David Gabbard, and Eugene Finney.

He is survived by his wife, Susie Marie Gabbard of Austin, son, Jeffery Gabbard of Beebe, daughter, Tracy Marie Gabbard of Austin; sister, Brenda Lynn Miller of Anaheim, Calif.; brother, Billy Ray Finney of Paris, Ark.; eight grandchildren; one great granddaughter; and a host of other family and friends.

Graveside services were held Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Sumner Cemetery.

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