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Information for James Junior Gambel

9 April, 1925 - 5 December, 1996

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

December, 1996

Contributed by Helen Strine

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Leland R. Gamble

   Leland Royce Gamble, 70, of Caldwell died Feb. 18, 1990, west of Caldwell of natural causes. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. , Feb. 21, at the Caldwell LDS Stake Center, 3015 S. Kimball Ave., Caldwell. Bishop Galan Rogers of the Caldwell 4th Ward LDS Church will officiate. Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.

    Mr. Gamble was born March 4, 1919, at Grantsville, Utah, to Alfred and Edith Gamble. He was raised in the Utah area. He married Dora Holmes Dec. 17, 1940 in the Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah. To this marriage were born five children. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After his discharge he made his career as a saddle maker. He moved to Caldwell in 1962 where he lived until the time of his death.

   He was a member of the Owyhee Gem and Mineral Society.

    He is survived by his wife, Dora of Caldwell; three sons, Fred D. Gamble of Hawaii, Jerry R. Gamble of Emporia, Kansas, and Monty L. Gamble of Caldwell; two daughters, Bonnie L. Laib of Boise and Anita J. Burton of Caldwell; 17 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, a sister and a grandson.

    A viewing will be held prior to the services Wednesday from 1 to 1:45 p.m. in the Relief Society Room.

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