Jimmy Eugene Sabin, 78, of Gothenburg, died Jan. 23, 2020, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. He was born on March 26, 1941, in Gothenburg, son of Charles and Hazel Sabin. Jimmy married June DeLosh on Aug. 9, 1958 in Lexington.
Jimmy worked for many years as a truck driver and enjoyed going for drives out in the country, working on cars and riding his motorcycle. He loved to be outdoors hunting, fishing and trapping, and was a member of the Hunting and Fishing Association. He was very fond of his animals, especially his guineas. Jimmy loved going to the mountains and hunting for gold. He enjoyed watching western shows and collecting things. His family was important to him and he loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren; in the spirit of fun and orneriness, he gave each one a special nickname.
Surviving are his wife, June Lee Sabin, and their children Peggy Staley, Larry (Dani) Sabin, Sam (Melissa) Sabin and Cathy Sabin; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; his siblings, Raymond “Tony” Sabin, Dan (Marilyn) Sabin, Patsy (Henry) Dishman, Janice (Bobbie) Linden, Connie (Doug) Sitorious, Rod (Lori) Sabin and Darla (Les) Pelzer, along with numerous extended family and friends.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his parents Charles “Buck” and Sybil “Belle” (Collicott) Sabin; infant sister Peggy Ann; three infant children, Gary, Linda and Jodi; infant grandchild Jeffery Sabin; two brothers, Dennis “Joe” and Richard “Dick” Sabin, and sister-in-law Jean Sabin.
Visitation will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel in Gothenburg, on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 1- 7 p.m. with the family present from 4 - 6 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel on Friday, Jan. 31, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Larry Viter officiating. Interment will follow in the Peckham Cemetery in Gothenburg. Memorials may be directed to the family. To sign the online guest book, go to www.blasestrauser.com.