William Gabriel, Sr., 88

William F. Gabriel, Sr., 88, of Batavia, died Sept. 10, 2006. He was a farmer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Hazel Gabriel.

He is survived by wife, Eileen; sons, James and William Jr.; daughters, Yvonne Davis and Candace Gabriel; and grandchildren, Lorraine, James, Lesley, William, Melissa, Kristin, Sarah, Andrew, and Kim; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Sept. 13 at the E.C. Nurre Funeral Home. Burial followed at the Pierce Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Mt. Holly Christian Chapel, 1820 Ohio Pike, Amelia, OH, 45102.