David Earl Gabbard

April 16, 1967 ~ July 4, 2019 (age 52)



David Earl, age 52, of Hamilton, passed away unexpectedly at his home the morning of July 4, 2019. He was born on April 16, 1967 at Fort Hamilton Hospital to Earl and Carolyn (nee Jackson) Dave was a 1985 graduate of Hamilton High; and completed marine mechanic certification in Daytona Beach. He had a love for boats and being out on the water. Dave was an avid Cincinnati Bengals fan and a Hot Wheels collector.

He is survived by his wife Tammy; children, Miranda (Mike) Philpot, Ben Gabbard,  Cory Gabbard, and Danielle Ratliff; grandchildren, Addison, Brody, Colton, and Holly; parents, Earl and Carolyn; sister, Linda (Mark) Arnold; nephew, Christopher Arnold; and many other family and friends who deeply cared for him.

Dave is preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents along with others whom he loved. Services will be finalized and posted at a later date. Condolences may be offered at

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