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Former Gwinnett County Farm Bureau president Cecil Gober dies


By: Georgia Farm Bureau
6/28/2017 1:35:01 PM


Former Gwinnett County Farm Bureau President Cecil Gober died on June 17. He was 89.

Gober, of Sugar Hill, served as president of Gwinnett County Farm Bureau from 1988-2014.
Gober is survived by his wife of 29 years, Gay Gober; children, Connie and Henry McDaniel, Jefferson; Jerry Gober, Buford; stepsons, Corban and wife, Jennifer, Cofer, Suwanee; and Randy Cofer, Oakwood, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

"Our condolences go out to the entire Gober family," said Georgia Farm Bureau President Gerald Long. "We greatly appreciated his service to Georgia agriculture and to Farm Bureau. He will definitely be missed."

Gober was born April 14, 1928, in Sugar Hill. He was a 1947 graduate of Sugar Hill High School. In addition to his Farm Bureau leadership, he was retired from General Motors Assembly Plant with 30 years of service. He served on the Gwinnett County Public School Board from 1964 to 1986, where was chairman seven times and was president of Georgia School Board Association for 1983.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Young Life Southeast Region, 519 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite A 250, Marietta, GA 30068 in memory of Cecil Gober.


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