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Gary Gamble

May 14, 1961 — June 6, 2019

Gary Lee Gamble, 58, of Van Wert died at 6:22 pm on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Vancrest of Van Wert. He was born on May 14, 1961 in Paulding, Ohio to the late Jessie Jeannette (Knight) Sparkman. He was also preceded in death by his step-father, Ellis "Red" Sparkman.

He owned and operated GL Trucking in Van Wert, was a member of the Van Wert B.P.O.E. Lodge #1197, Van Wert Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #1320, and was an avid golfer and member of Hickory Sticks Golf Club in Van Wert.

Gary is survived by the love of his life, Julane Williams of Van Wert; his children, Gary Lee Gamble, Jr of Orange, VA and Bailey Maupin of Kingsport, TN; brothers, Joe P. (Jeannette) Gamble of Branson, MO, Kenny R. (Dee) Gamble of Manassas, VA, and Rick J. (Chris) Gamble of Doyle, TN; and sisters, Pamela F. Hallett of Kingsport, TN and Melody R. (John) Overman of Sidney, Ohio.

Visitation will be from 2:00-5:00 PM on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert.

Preferred memorials may be directed in Gary's name to Hickory Sticks Golf Club in support of their youth golf program.

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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