Gale Roger Anable

August 9, 1937October 7, 2018

Gale Roger Anable, 81, of Oak Hill passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley. Born on August 9, 1937 at South Bristol, NY, he was the son of the late Kenneth Ruben and Leta Mary Rogers Anable. Mr. Anable was a retired U. S. Air Force veteran with 22 years of service to his country. He retired with 22 years of service from Kodak Film in New York. In his spare time he enjoyed gardening and woodworking. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Alan Scott Anable; brother, Art; and sister, Connie. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 55 years, Dolores (Lori) Alice Anable; son, Gary Wayne Anable and wife, Carol of Rapid City, SD; daughter, Janette Lea Leech of Roanoke, VA; 12 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and close friend, Jimmy Billington of New York. Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville, with Pastor Joe Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends one hour before the funeral on Friday at the funeral home. For those wishing to express condolences to the Anable family, you may do so by visiting our website at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home will be assisting the Anable family.


  • Funeral Service Friday, October 12, 2018
  • Visitation Friday, October 12, 2018

Gale Roger Anable

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Dale Wiseman

October 11, 2018

My Condolences for your loss as I never had the privilege to meet him, however as a retired Air Force Man and a Husband for 55 years, he has my highest respect for his service to America and to Dolores for his commitment to you. I am Cathyleen's Supervisor at Bard Optical and can attest she is a valuable member of our organization back in Illinois.
Please accept my Sympathies to the entire Family and of course Cathyleen.