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Mr. Albert Tabler

Mr. Albert Sydney Tabler Jr., 82, of Gwen-Al Farm in Rocky Ridge, died Wednesday, April 5, at Copper Ride, Sykesville. He was the husband of Gwen L. DuVall Tabler, who died in 1960.

Born June 9, 1917, in Mount Airy Junction, he was a son of the late Albert Sidney Sr. and Eva Elizabeth Care Tabler. He was an auctioneer. For many years he handled numerous 4-H sales in Frederick and Montgomery counties as well as auctions for charitable organizations, fire companies and churches throughout Carroll and Montgomery counties.

He was also a farmer. He was a 50-year member of the Registered Angus Association. He raised and sold registered steers to 4-H over the years.  He was a member of Rocky Ridge Volunteer Fire Department.

He is survived by two brothers, Ralph L. Tabler of Frederick, and Harvey W Tabler of Mount Airy; three sisters, Virginia E. Dayhoff of Dickerson, Eva E. Derr of Frederick, and Vivian E. Howes of Damascus; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers, William L. Tabler, Arthur W Tabler and Howard L. Tabler; and two sisters, Edith Irene Tabler and Hazel N. Tabler, who died in infancy.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 10. Interment was in Damascus Methodist Cemetery.

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