Charles Garnet “Bud” Gamble, age 83, of Morgantown passed Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at WVU Medicine – J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital.
Bud was born November 30, 1936 in Morgantown and was a son of the late Garnet and Edith (St. Clair) Gamble.
Bud is survived by his wife of more than 35 years, Arlene Sharkey Gamble; three children, Debbie Mancini of Morgantown, Charlie Gamble of Pittsburgh and Lisa Gamble of Morgantown; step-daughters, Marcie Hecker and her husband John of Florida and Kim Roy and her husband Gary of Mt. Morris, PA; seven grandchildren, Steven Mancini and his wife Joy, Anthony Mancini and his wife Pam, Christopher Gamble and his wife Stacy, Christopher Mancini and his wife Jamie, Sara Gamble, Matthew Gamble and Allie Gamble; four great-grandchildren, Blake, Domenic, Vincent and Annamarie Mancini; one step-grandson, Michael Fioravanti; a sister, Kay Gamble Murray and her husband Art of Morgantown, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Willard Ray Gamble, Gerald Keith Gamble, Donald Gene Gamble and Jack Lee Gamble.
Bud was a supervisor for Mon EMS and helped to build the PRT System in Morgantown. He was the self-proclaimed “Number 1 West Virginia Mountaineer Fan” and may have enjoyed a shot of Jack Daniels twice a year.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a contribution to Mon County EMS 801 JD Anderson Dr., Morgantown, WV 26505.
Bud’s request to have a private visitation followed by cremation is being honored by his family.
Professional services are being provided to the family with the guidance of Smith Funeral & Cremation Care of Morgantown / Westover.
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