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Elmer Gambill

November 15, 1930 March 10, 2018
Elmer Gambill
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Obituary for Elmer Gambill

ELMER GAMBILL, age 87, of Piqua, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Heartland of Piqua Nursing Home. He was born November 15, 1930 in Morgan County, Kentucky to the late John "Red” & Annie (Cantrell) Gambill. He married Lola Ann Cantrell and she preceded him in death in 1987.

He is survived by one daughter: Irene Jenkins, Elkfork, KY; one sister & brother-in-law: Lola & James Smith, West Liberty, KY; five brothers: James Gambill, Piqua, OH, Pearl & Mary Gambill, Piqua, OH, Hearl & Dolly Gambill, Decatur, IN, Ronnie & Donna Gambill, West Liberty, KY, Vonnie & Caroleene Gambill, West Liberty, KY; four grandchildren: Marshall & Aleica Jenkins, Elkfork, KY, Yolanda Blanton, Paintsville, KY, Sharon & Chris Peyton, Ezel, KY, Emily & Derrick Wallace, Olive Hill, KY; six great- grandchildren: Riley & Adam Lewis, Pleasant Run, KY, Sara Jenkins, Elkfork, KY, DJ Dennison, Lexington, KY, Josh Blanton, Georgetown, KY, Brent Peyton of Ezel, KY, Greyson Peyton, Ezel, KY; two great-great grandchildren; Solomon Lewis, Pleasant Run, KY, Jaxom Dennison, Lexington KY, and several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers: Chilly, Raymond, Delmer & Johnny Gambill, two sisters: Gladys Keeton, and Mag Owens.

Elmer loved to cook and watch wrestling. He worked and retired from Vanlear Homes in Tipp City. After he retired from Vanlear, he then worked for the Piqua Elks Club.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday March 14, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua, OH with Rev. Dennie Cantrell officiating. Burial will follow at Miami Memorial Park, Covington, OH. Friends may call Wednesday from 1–2 PM at the funeral home.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.melcher-sowers.com.


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