William Carlos Gambell Sr.

Dec. 8, 1929 - Sept. 9, 2013 -

William Carlos Gambell Sr. died on Sept. 8 at his Mulino home, surrounded by his family, at the age of 83. The cause of death was Parkinson’s disease.

Mr. Gambell was born in Oak Park, Ill., on Dec. 9, 1929, to Nell E. Williams-Gambell and Harold H. Gambell.

He is survived by: his wife of 62 years, Barbara Jean Gambell; sister, Barbara Lake; sons, William, David and Daniel Gambell; daughter, Lori (Richard) Hepler; and grandchildren, Rayce, Danielle and Jesse.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his name to the Make A Wish Foundation.