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William "Tron" T. Gabbard

September 29, 1966 ~ November 3, 2020 (age 54)


William “Tron” T. Gabbard, 54, of Covington, IN died at 9:30 a.m. on November 3, 2020 at home.

Tron was born on September 29, 1966 in Champaign to William and Joyce (Baker) Gabbard.

He is survived by his father, Bill Gabbard of Villa Grove; one daughter, Breanna Gensler of Tuscola; three step children, Bruce, Blake, Blade-Jack; three grandchildren, Haydyn, Hudson, and Campbell; and one brother, Troy (Renee) Gabbard of Mahomet.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Joyce Gabbard; and a brother, Trevin Gabbard.

Tron was a devoted and proud owner of Payton’s BBQ in Veedersburg, IN.  He loved to cook and everything he made was delicious. He also loved to hunt and fish. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Dallas Cowboys fan.  But over everything, Tron loved his kids and family dearly. 

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at the Villa Grove Cemetery. Pastor Jerry Conner will be officiating. The graveside can be viewed live by going to  You can also go directly to and use the Meeting ID: 433 766 5009 and Pass Code: 123456.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made out to the Riley Children’s Foundation.

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Graveside Service
November 7, 2020

11:00 AM
Villa Grove Cemetery
400 N Sycamore St
Villa Grove, IL 61956

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