WINDER – Rodney Gober, 49, passed away Friday, November 23, 2012.
He was the son of Raymond Gober of Blue Ridge and the late Emily Allene Gober. He was a member of White Plains Baptist Church, where he was a deacon. He was employed by Smith Funeral Home for over 20 years. He was the founder of Gober Music Ministry, founder of Blue Ridge Gospel Music Association, and a songwriter with BMI Music.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Penny H. Gober; sons and daughters-in-law, Randy and Allison Gober, Winder, and Roger and Rachel Gober, Jefferson; daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie Gober Wilson and Chris Wilson, Winder; grandchildren, Bradyn Wilson, Alivia Gober, Peyton Gober, and Reid Gober; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ray and Patricia Gober, Canton, and Ryan and Shelby Gober, Cumming; five nieces; one nephew; and innumerable family and friends.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 26, at 2 p.m., in Smith Memory Chapel. Burial will be at White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Gober Ministry, P.O. Box 561, Winder, GA 30680.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.