MITCHELL Carl M. Gobin, 83, Mitchell, passed away at11:23 p.m. Friday, April 2, 2010, at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
Born January 25, 1927, in Alton, Illinois, he was the son of Curtis L. and Anna Mae (Walls) Gobin. He married Virginia Lee (Stewart) Whalen April 17, 1976.
He was a well driller, building contractor, and owner and operator of Carl’s Body Shop. Carl was a member of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church and Mitchell Senior Citizens.
He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Virginia L. Gobin, Mitchell
Nancy (Donald) Mahan, Bedford
David (Louise) Whalen, Bedford
Roberta Henderson, Mitchell
Jean Elrod, Springfield, Ohio
27 great grandchildren
12 great great grandchildren
several nieces and nephews
His parents; granddaughter; brother, James Gobin; and sister, Mary Louise Hitt, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Rev. Wesley McCallum, Rev. Steve Jones, and Rev. Tim Morris officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Monday and from 9:00 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.