July 26, 1939 ~ November 17, 2021
Born in: Batavia, NY
Resided in: Asheville, NC
John Edward Kabel, 82, of Asheville, NC, passed into the arms of the Lord whom he loved on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. He was born in Batavia, New York on July 26, 1939 to Frederick Kabel and Marie Marks Kabel who preceded him in death. He was the owner/operator of Kabel Construction. He served in the US Army and Reserves.
He was preceded in death by four brothers; Robert Kabel, Richard Kabel, Thomas Kabel, and James Kabel; five sisters; Elaine Hoffman, Mary Jane Metcalf, Shirley Dunlap, Gwen Williams, and Nancy Lewis.
He is survived by his wife, Carole Albee Kabel and three sons; Jon David Kabel (Patricia), Stephen Patrick Kabel (Suzanne) and Dana Christian Kabel; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He is also survived by one brother; Timothy Kabel and three sisters; Judy Clark, Sandy Mickey and Sharron Kilby.
A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 23, at Basilica of St. Lawrence with the Very Rev. Fr. Roger Arnsparger officiating. The burial will be at 2:00 p.m. at the State Veterans Cemetery in Black Mountain, NC with military honors.
Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting the family.
Funeral Mass: November 23, 2021 10:00 am
Basilica of St. Lawrence DM
97 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Burial: November 23, 2021 2:00 pm
Western Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery
962 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC 28711