Ruel Bryant McNabb, 90, passed away December 25, 2012 of natural causes. He was born December 18, 1922 in Berrien County, Georgia. He came here from Tampa, Florida in 1963. He was an electrician. Ruel B. was a Deacon and Sunday School Teacher at Gapway Baptist Church. He was also a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local# 915 for over 65 years. He retired from Lakeland Electric. He was preceded in death by his wife, Vernice B McNabb. He is survived by his sons, Wayne (Sandra) McNabb and Jasper (Brenda) McNabb, both of Lakeland, FL; daughter, Patricia McNabb (Thomas) Brooks, Lakeland, FL; 6 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren. Visitation will be Saturday, 12/29/12 1:00pm-2:00pm at Gapway Baptist Church. Funeral services will be Saturday, 12/29/12 at 2:00pm at Gapway Baptist Church. Interment will be in Socrum Cemetery.