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Gordon B. Gruber, 66

Gordon B. Gruber, a native of Westport and a resident of Robertsdale, Ala., died, May 31. He was 66.

Gruber served in the U.S. Army, serving two tours in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot. He was an air traffic controller, retired and traveled with his wife “RVing” before settling in Robertsdale.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Peggy J. Gruber of Robertsdale, daughter, Jessica R. Hardy of Naperville, Il., son, Max D. Gruber of Maui, Hawaii, twin brother, Charles A. Gruber of Lawrence, Kansas; brother Harris E. Gruber of Rhode Island, sister, Sara B. Egol of San Jose, Calif., and two grandchildren, Devyn C. Gruber and Cameron D Gruber.

Funeral services will be Friday, June 3, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Mack Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jason Smith and Chaplain Cindy Still officiating. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 11:45 a.m. at Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola, Fla.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Women’s Medical Center or the Summerdale Baptist Church Building Fund.

Funeral arrangements are by Mack Funeral Home Crematory, Hwy 59, Robertsdale.

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