Originally Posted by WonkotheSane
Try going to Options>Device>Advanced>Service Books and deleting the service books for gmail.
No luck on this after doing it then reboot.
>All>Options>Device>Advanced System Settings>Default Services>Contact List (SYNC): doesn't allow any other selection then the
account that no longer exists.
Mobile synch (in Options for Contact list) is NOT checked (but, again the gmail account is shown with no way to remove it.