Memorial Created By
Gabrielle Holcomb

David (Abboud) Jobe

May 27, 1958 - June 19, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of David (Abboud) Jobe. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual gatherings, we will post invites. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

David was a loving son, brother, husband, father, and friend. In 2017, David was diagnosed with Fabry Disease which he learned had been the cause of many of his prior health challenges including his inability to sweat and kidney failure. In 2019, David found out he was also facing a new challenge, heart failure due to Fabry Disease. David was a warrior and fought daily against Fabry disease but sadly died on June 19, 2020 from heart...  see more
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  • Gabrielle Holcomb
    It has been two months and I miss you terribly. I wish that you were here to talk to the kids and tell some stories. It has been really tough, but I know you are keeping busy.
  • Dan Abboud
    We love and miss you Uncle David! Your warm smile and kindness will always be with us!
  • Donna Abboud
    “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother”

    I love you eternally my big brother- Eternal Love, Donna
  • Donna Abboud
    This was after we were discharged from the hospital after our simultaneous kidney donation/transplant surgeries. It was the most amazing feeling to help my brother- a sweet beautiful soul. We had fatigue & pain afterwards but the fresh air with our...  more
  • Gabrielle  Holcomb
    In Memory of David Jobe
    From Connie and Monte Ray

    David entered our lives in 1977 as one of the Ventura Mission missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints who was teaching the Gospel to our family. In July 1978, Monte and I...  more
  • Carol Granata
    Our hearts are with you , Dave was the kinda guy that would give ya the shirt off his back
    We love you always love Barbara Ritchie and carol 😥
  • Donna Abboud
    Dave was fearless - He lived his life with no fear long before the slogan “No Fear”. Fearless motocross racer. He made my heart race watching him. I was always proud of him. I would always say, “That’s my brother!” His heart is solid gold, his...  more
  • Gabrielle  Holcomb
    This is my dad holding his first girl grandbaby. He was very happy to meet little Tegan.
  • Gabrielle  Holcomb
    My dad was always so cool. I don't want his friends to remember David the sick guy but David the adventurous and cool guy. He was the guy who rode motorcycles, skiied, surfed, biked mountains, and even rode a street luge right off the side of a cliff. My...  more
  • Mitch Abboud
    Words that will always remind me of my little brother Dave. Saxophone, jaw harp, kazoo, motocross bikes, VW Beetle, cartoon drawing, painting, 70's music, laughter and smiles. He will always be in my heart forever.
  • Eddie Gabriel
    My fondest memories of David were the days when the Abbouds lived on Litchfield Turnpike in Connecticut. Playing baseball, driving go-karts, hiking the mountain, swing on grapevines, riding bikes. Davey has a pure, humble, and cheerful spirit with a...  more
  • Donna Abboud
    This is the morning of our kidney donation/transplant surgery. I couldn’t wait for them to grab it out of me and put it in you. That morning seemed like it couldn’t arrive fast enough. That kidney was always meant to be yours not mine. I don’t know...  more
  • Matthew Abboud
    My Uncle David is a beautiful, true soul. He intoxicates his family with joy, optimism, humor, kindness, dreams, inspirations, challenges, and grace. He loved everyone he met from the bottom of his great, big heart. He certainly lives on in each one...  more