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In Loving Memory

February 19, 1936 – December 29, 2020



John Gill Gamble, a native of Des Moines, Iowa and a resident of Daphne, Alabama, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at the age of 84.

John received a BA and MA in History from the University of Alabama and got his PHd in History from the University of Southern Mississippi.  John was an instructor in History and Political Science at Patrick Henry Junior College (now Coastal) in Monroeville, Alabama.

John is preceded in death by his parents, John and Eugenia Gamble.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Karla Shea Gamble; his children, Anne Marie (Paul) Fisher of Quenington, U.K. and John B. (Regena) Gamble of Daphne, AL; grandchildren, Olivia Fisher, Charles Fisher, Erin Fitzpatrick, Laura Beth Fitzpatrick, Ella Fitzpatrick, and Mary Fitzpatrick; two brothers, Robert Gamble and Arthur (Nancy) Gamble, both of Des Moines, Iowa; aunt, Roberta Gamble of Greenville, AL; along with nieces, nephews and friends.

A funeral mass will be held at Christ the King Catholic Church, 711 Main Street, Daphne, AL, on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 11:00 AM.  There will be a time of visitation prior to the service beginning at 10:00 AM.  To view the service live please go to the church’s website at: CTKDaphne.org
Interment will follow at Belforest Catholic Cemetery in Daphne.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to either St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital or American Diabetes Association.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com.  Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.