James “Jimmy” Ernest Gamble, age 65 of Berea, passed away, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at his home.
James was born in Laurel County, Kentucky to the late Judge Norman and Edith Gambrel. In his free time, he loved to play Bingo, spend time with his family and was a collector of all sorts of things.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one son, Robert Gamble; and three siblings, Patricia Baker, Brenda Faye Gambrel, and Walter Cornett.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy Gamble; four children, Betty (Gary) English, Rebecca Downs, Pamela (Allen) Wolfinbarger, and James (Kristy) Gamble, Jr.; siblings, Bobbly Gambrel, Joyce Robbins, and Gwenda Wine; seven grandchildren, Gary English Jr., Brittney English, Austin (Kenzie) Downs, Derrick (Courtney) Downs, Jo English, Carson Gamble, and Ryker Gamble; and two great grandchildren, Alexzandria English and Oliver Downs.
Visitation will be Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Lakes Funeral Home from 1 pm-3 pm. Funeral services will begin at 3 pm with Bro. Cecil Burns officiating. After the funeral services per James’ wishes, he will be cremated.
Facial coverings and social distancing will be observed during visitation and services.