The Lost Boys Foundation is sad to inform you of the passing of one of our Nashville Lost Boys of Sudan.

Gabriel went to be with the Lord on March 26, 2016.

Gabriel was born on January 1, 1980, in Bor, South Sudan. He came to the U.S. as one of the Lost Boys in August 2001. He was employed nearly 15 years for Gaylord Opryland Hotel.

Gabriel is survived by his mother, Akuol Agol; father, Ayang Nhial; 16 siblings all of Africa; brother, Nhial Kur Kang; girlfriend, Tekka Kelly; nephew, Kur Jool Kuol; cousin, Paul Arou, God-father, Dan Meyers, den mother, Deborah Martin, close friends, Majok Nhial Awuok, Makhaat Makuaach, David Ajang and Evangelist Gai Luom; friend and co-worker, John W. Mabut; roommate, Akuoc Ayuen; and the South Sudanese Community. Please keep the family lifted in prayer.

Visitation will be held from four o’clock in the evening until eight on Friday, April 1, 2016 at Woodlawn Roesch-Patton Funeral Home, 660 Thompson Lane in Nashville, TN. Funeral services will be held at one-o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, April 2, 2016 in Woodlawn’s Dignity Hall with visitation to start at eleven o’clock.
If you would like to make a donation to assist Gabriel’s family, you may do so by going to our website and clicking on the donate tab. Please be sure to indicate your donation is in memory of Gabriel Kur. If you like you may also send your check made payable to The Lost Boys Foundation, P.O. Box 121917, Nashville, TN 37212 and mark it also in memory of Gabriel. The Foundation will forward 100% of funds donated in his memory to his family.