Mr. Nabbe, 95, of Lebanon died Sunday, May 31, 2015 after a long illness.
Born in Newark, NJ he was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a published author.
A celebration of his life will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 20 at Davis Funeral Home in Harriman.
As a veteran of World War II, Nabbe's remains will be interred in Arlington National Cemetery.
He is preceded in death by wife of 65 years Marjorie Tobin Nabbe, daughter Susan Nabbe Beeler, and his great granddaughter Hannah Kathryn Davis.
Survivors include: daughters Melissa Nabbe Matusevich and Robin Nabbe Taylor and many other relatives.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to Alive Hospice, Nashville or the Wilson County SCAN Program.
Arrangements are in the care of Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon.