Gale Rorabaugh

May 3, 1924 ~ July 19, 2020 (age 96)


Gale A Rorabaugh, age 96, passed away at the Copperas Cove nursing home on July  19th, 2020 in Copperas Cove, Texas.  The funeral service will be held Thursday July 23rd at 1pm, at the First Baptist Church in Copperas Cove.  Burial will follow at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetary.

     Gale was born May 3rd 1924 to Ralph and Vena Rorabaugh in Portis, Kansas. He graduated High School from Lebanon, Kansas in 1942 and was then drafted into the Navy where he served as a Medic for 4 years.  Gale and Rosalie Rader were married in Lebanon, Kansas, March 20th, 1980. Both Gale and Rosalie loved to fish and spend time traveling. Gale most enjoyed the Naval reunions that they  attended throughout the years.

     Gale A Rorabaugh is preceeded in death by his parents Ralph and Vena Rorabaugh, and his sister Ruth Allen.  He leaves behind his brother Rodney and sister Patty.

      He also leaves behind his wife Rosalie, sons Phil Rorabaugh, James Rader and wife Angie. Along with his daughter Renee Baldaccini, husband Vince, and his 4 grandchildren Pete, Sedona, Will and AJ Baldaccini.

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Graveside Service
July 23, 2020

2:00 PM
Killeen Memorial Park 3516 Lake Ave Killeen

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