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“ON BEHALF OF THE COMRADES AND SISTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF INDIANA YOU HAVE OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVED ONE AND OUR DEPARTED...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: KEISTON R. HOLLOWAY - VINCENNES, IN

“Bob was a life long friend. he will be truly missed. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: jerry & sue leahy - SC

“Sheri & Dave, Sorry to hear about your loss.Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you and your families at this time.Always remember the...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Randy &Kim Lawrence - Fort Wayne, IN

“I am so sorry to hear of David's passing. I just recently mailed to him our First Communion picture from St. Andrew's Catholic Church on May 4, 1947....Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Margery Graham - Roanoke, IN

“With many fond memories......Tom, and his children June and I have you all in our thoughts and prayers... ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: GENE & JUNE BEGHTEL - HOMOSASSA, FL

“Pam,I am so sorry for your loss! You and your family are in my prayers. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Ripley - Fort Wayne, IN

“My deepest sympathy for one great person, Rest In Peace Bob ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Larry Holder - Fort Wayne, IN


David "Bob" Ables , 78, passed away Friday, May 25, 2018 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Bob worked currently at the Shepherd's House in maintenance and was an electrician with Laux Arnold Electric for 10 years, retiring in 2007. He served honorably in the U.S. Navy as a SeaBee, stationed in the Virgin Islands. He was a proud Purple Heart recipient. Bob was a former member of the VFW 10006 where he served as Commander and currently a member of the VFW post 1421 and also a member of 40&8. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. Surviving are his daughters, Sheri (Dave) Harlow and Pam (Nathan) Sliger both of Fort Wayne; son, Bobby (Lynn) Ables of Huntertown, IN; brother, Thomas (Jan) Ables of Fort Wayne; 11 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; several brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws; and many friends. Bob was preceded in death by wife Marlene Ables; father, George W Ables, Sr.; mother, Helen M Ables; and brother, George W Ables, Jr. Service is 2:00 pm, Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue. Calling at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Burial with military honors in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the Shepherds House or Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.