Breitenbach-Anderson Funeral Home

517 S. Sutphin, Middletown, OH


Stephen D. Gabbard

July 2, 1956August 6, 2019

Stephen D Gabbard, age 63, of Middletown, Ohio passed away on Tuesday August 6, 2019. He was born in Middletown, OH on July 2, 1956 to William and Harriett (Crowe) Gabbard.

Stephen attended Stratford Heights Church of God and was active in Celebrate Recovery. He loved fishing and airplanes. Stephen enjoyed spending time with the grandkids.

Stephen was preceded in death by his father, William Gabbard.

Stephen is survived by his wife of 40 years, Tamara Gabbard; two daughters, Stephanie (Brian) Poling and Christina Gabbard; grandchildren, Dallas Vanskoyck, Houston Vanskoyck, Scott Poling and Gwenith Poling; two brothers, David (Brenda) Gabbard and Tony Gabbard; mother, Harriett Gabbard; nieces, nephews and a great nephew.

A visitation for Stephen will be held Sunday, August 11, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Breitenbach-Anderson Funeral Home, 517 S. Sutphin Street, Middletown, Ohio 45044, followed by a funeral service at 3:00 PM.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www. breitenbach-anderson.com for the Gabbard family.


  • Visitation Sunday, August 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, August 11, 2019


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Donald Isaac

August 12, 2019

To a friend and class mate you will be a great loss to us all. May you rest in the hands of our lord and smile down on us daily to remind us you are still with us. R.I.P Steve Love from the Isaac Family .

Ernestine Byrne

August 7, 2019

My sincere sympathies in the lost of your dear husband Tammy and of your father Stephanie. He was such a wonderful man, I was very blessed to know him. You all are in my heart and my prayers. May you feel God’s comfort and strength.