Lubie S. Gober, Jr. was preceded in death by his wife, Elva Gober; son, Robert “Bobby” Gober; sisters, Mary “Boots” Hancock and Margie Gober. He was a member of Sandusky Baptist Church in Forestdale, AL. Mr. Gober was a charter member and First President of Alabama Auto Racing Pioneers (AARP). He started his racing career in 1949 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame at Talladega Motor Speedway Museum in 1996, where his beloved 397 stock car is on display. Mr. Gober was very active in the Boy Scouts of America where he received the Silver Beaver Award. He also enjoyed traveling and camping.
Mr. Gober is survived by his children, Joan Kemp, Patty Crocker and Jerry (Teresa) Gober; daughter-in-law, Brenda Gober; brother, Tommy (Barbara) Gober; eight grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life will be Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 11:00 am at Crestview Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Herman Pair officiating. A time of visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 am until 11:00 pm at the funeral home.