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Gilliland Howe Funeral Home

110 East North Street, Greensburg, IN

OBITUARY

Gerald "Gabby" Tichenor

May 14, 1948June 24, 2020
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Gerald “Gabby” Tichenor, 72, of Greensburg passed away on June 24, 2020. He was born on May 14, 1948 in Decatur County the son of Monford and Mary Tichenor. Gabby went to Greensburg High School. He served in the United States Marine Corp. On February 14, 1970 he married Brenda Hogsten and together they raised two sons Brian and Mark. Gabby worked at Bohn Aluminum and Gecom and retired in June of 2013. Survivors include: Wife, Brenda Tichenor; Sons, Brian (Kim) Tichenor and Mark (Mark Bradley) Tichenor; Siblings, James (Judy) Tichenor and Kay (Robert) Baylis; and many Brother and Sister in Laws, Nieces and Nephews. Gabby was preceded in death by his Parents, Mary and Monford Tichenor; Brothers, Louis Tichenor, Dale Tichenor and Nathan Tichenor; Mother in Law, Beyreda Hogsten Dickerson; and Father in Law, Ernest Hogsten. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, June 28, 2020 from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm, with a visitation for those who are immunocompromised from 2:00-3:00 pm at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home. The family has asked that you please bring and wear a mask at all times while inside the building and to please follow the CDC recommendation of safe distancing. A Facebook Live Funeral will be held on Monday, June 29, 2020 at 11:00 am. Rev. Dawn Barnes will be officiating. Burial will be at South Park Cemetery. Memorial Contributions can be made to the Decatur County Memorial Hospital Foundation. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com

  • FAMILY

  • Monford Tichenor, Father (deceased)
  • Mary Tichenor, Mother (deceased)
  • Brenda (Hogsten) Tichenor, Wife
  • Brian (Kim) Tichenor, Son
  • Mark (Mark Bradley) Tichenor, Son
  • James (Judy) Tichenor, Brother
  • Kay (Robert) Baylis, Sister
  • Louis Tichenor, Brother (deceased)
  • Dale Tichenor, Brother (deceased)
  • Nathan Tichenor, Brother (deceased)
  • Ernest Hogsten, Father-in-law (deceased)
  • Beyreda Hogsten Dickerson, Mother-in-law (deceased)
  • Gabby is also survived by many Brother and Sister-in-Laws, as well as nieces and nephews.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Brian Tichenor
  • Mark Tichenor
  • Jerry Tichenor
  • Brent Lacey
  • Wayne Lacey
  • Addison Barnes-Pettit

Services

  • Visitation For Those At Risk Of Covid-19

    Sunday, June 28, 2020

  • Public Visitation

    Sunday, June 28, 2020

  • Facebook Live Funeral Service

    Monday, June 29, 2020

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Christine Pearson

June 29, 2020

So sorry for your loss...prayers for the family and friends of this well-loved and adored man. Hugs to each of you...

Patricia Hampton

June 28, 2020

Thoughts and prayers are being sent from my heart. Gabby has always had a special place in my heart. He was the real deal a friend indeed. Kind and good-natured and always smiling. He was his own man and a true family man. Dedicated to his family and friends. Gabby, you will be missed but not forgotten. Say hello to all of our family and friends they will be waiting to see you. Rest In Peace Dear Friend.

Erika Wepner

June 28, 2020

Our condolences to the entire Tichenor family. We’re glad that we had to opportunity to spend Thanksgiving and other dinners with Gerald Tichenor. Big hugs and much love.

Erika & Brandon

Larry Rigby

June 27, 2020

Condolences to the family.

Tim wissel

June 27, 2020

Brenda and family, please know you are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. I have many good memories working with Gerald. Lots of funny stories. It made the days in the factory better.

randy geise

June 25, 2020

GABBY WAS ONE OF A KIND WAS ALWAYS SMILING AND A GREAT TALKER NOTHING HE WOULDNT DO FOR A FREIND GABBY REST IN PEACE IM VERY PROUD TO SAY YOU WAS A LONG TIME FREIND OF MINE MAY GOD BESS YOU

Kevin Zunt

June 25, 2020

Whenever I was around him, he treated me as if I were his own son. He was an awesome man. Brenda , Mark and family - I am thinking of each of you and sending all my love and hugs.

Trisha Zobel

June 25, 2020

Every morning started with a “Good Morning” text.
No matter how crazy things were going or how hectic my day was I could always count on that text to make my day better.
Thank you for always keeping me laughing. I will miss you dearly. I love you.

Stacy Kulpinski

June 25, 2020

Oh momma T. Brian and Mark Allen
I am so sorry for your loss. His work on earth was done......heaven was ready for him even though you were not. Hold on to the memories. Love you all like family. Hugs and tears.

Beverly Stiers

June 25, 2020

Brenda and family
I am so sorry to hear of Gabby’s passing.
Whenever we were together he was always sharing his good vibes. Heaven has gained a new angel who will be watching over you all. A lot of thoughts, prayers, love and hugs your way 💕🙏💕🙏💕🙏

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