Elmer C. Gamble


Elmer C. Gamble, 73, of Reynolds Rd., died Saturday, February 3, 2018 at his winter residence in Webster, FL.

Born on May 2, 1944 in Seely Bay, Ontario, Canada, he was a son of Cecil E. and Sarah Ann Sly Gamble. The family moved to the United States when Elmer was 4 years of age and he graduated from Alexandria Bay High School in 1961.

Elmer married Mary E. Carpenter of Clayton, NY on December 2, 1963 in LaFargeville, NY. Mary died April 10, 2014. The couple had lived on the Reynolds Rd., since their marriage. They owned and operated Gamble Farms, a dairy farm and they sold used tractor parts.

He was a member of the Cast Iron Seat Club.

He loved to go to auctions and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Sara and Robert Calhoun, Redwood, NY; three grandchildren, Charles Matthew Phelps, Syracuse, NY, Zachary Robert Calhoun and his wife Samantha, Redwood, NY, Rachael Amelia Calhoun and companion, Andrew Rupert, Heuvelton, NY; a brother, Arthur Gamble, Clayton, NY; two sisters-in-law, Kathy Loveland, Golfport, FL and Geraldine Carpenter, Clayton, NY; nieces, nephews and cousins.

His parents, his wife, Mary, a son, Charles Edward Gamble, a sister, Evelyn Johnson and a brother, Donald Gamble all died previously.

Services will be 1 pm Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY with Rev. Frederica Webb, United Methodist Minister, officiating.

Calling hours will be from 11-1 pm prior to the service at the funeral home.

Private burial will be on the family plot in Barnes Settlement Cemetery, Alexandria Bay, NY.

Donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.

Condolences may be made online at www.frederickbrosfuneralhome.com.