Gabby retired from Delfasco and was a member of Pine Grove Church where he served as a Sunday school teacher, certified lay speaker, usher and choir member. He was also a member the Men’s Club of Pine Grove Church, the Orebank Fire Department and a 50 year member of the Glenwood Ruritan. He was also a Shriner Road Runner.
He is survived by his children: Phil and Jennifer Inscore, Sherree and Winfred Taylor; grandchildren: Chris and Jessica Johnson of Greenville, SC, Andrea and Brent Gray, Ashley and Chad Higginbotham, Phylicia Inscore and Zach Gunter of Johnson City; great grandchildren: Trey Johnson and Chloe Ferrell of Greenville, SC, Barrett Gray, Chloe Higginbotham; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife of almost 50 years: Mary Katherine (Hale) Inscore; his parents: Virgil and Grace (Sauceman) Inscore; his brother and sister-in-law: JC and Pauline Inscore; an infant sister: Betty Joe Inscore; three brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: JD and Pauline Hale; Loyse and Polly Hale; Hal and Norma Jean Ealey; great grandson: Caleb Higginbotham; and fiancée of 16 years: Nelle Jaynes.
The family will receive friends 2:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm Friday at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home. The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 am Saturday at Pine Grove Church on Bright Hope Road, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Jim Fain and Rev. John Daugherty will officiate.
Pallbearers will be Larry Bible, Milton Parham, Chris Johnson, Trey Johnson, Brent Gray, Chad Higginbotham and Zach Gunter. Honorary pallbearers are the employees and former employees of Delfasco and the member of the Glenwood Ruritan Club.
The family would like to extend a special a thank you to the staff of Life Care Center of Greeneville for the wonderful care and love that they showed their father.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, 950 W. Faris Rd, Greenville, SC 29605 or to the Orebank Fire Department, 55 Orebank Rd, Mosheim, TN 37818.