Mr. Darold N. Gamblin, 79, of Union City was called home to be with the Lord 2:10 p.m. Saturday, January 11, 2014, at his home.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday at Lake Road Baptist Church near Union City.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at Gilland Ridge Baptist Church near St. Charles, Kentucky. Brother J.W. Haire and Brother Chip Davis will officiate. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Nortonville, Kentucky.
Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Ryan Gamblin, Scott Falk, Derek Falk, Jeremy Britt, Travis Skinner and Zach Skinner.
Honorary pallbearer will be Angelia Gamblin.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to Lake Road Baptist Church, 1366 East Highway 22, Union City, Tennessee 38261 or Gilland Ridge Baptist Church, 1100 Mc Gregor Road, Nortonville, Kentucky 31441.
Mr. Gamblin was born April 21, 1934 in the small community of Crossroads, Kentucky son of the late Casper and Othine (Lile) Gamblin. He married Cathy (Hoagland) Gamblin July 27, 1990. She survives. Mr. Gamblin retired after 49 years as a coal miner and a federal mine inspector. Darold moved from Kentucky to Union City with his wife in 2006 to pursue his love of fishing on Reelfoot Lake. He attended Lake Road Baptist Church and was a member of Gilland Ridge Baptist Church. Mr Gamblin was a Mason for 58 years with the Nortonville, Kentucky Masonic Lodge. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War.
He is also survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Delilah and Bruce Falk, Felicia and Willie Skinner and Angelia Gamblin; one son and daughter-in-law, Stanley and Trina Gamblin; one step son and his wife, Trice and Susan Troutman; and one sister and brother-in-law, Janice and Sherly Abbott. He was also blessed to have 12 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Gamblin; one granddaughter, Mendy Falk; and his twin brother, Harold Gamblin.
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