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Edward D. Gamble
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Bethel United Methodist Church
    57 Pitt Street
    Charleston, SC 29401
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    501 St. Jude Place
    Memphis, TN 38105

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“Johnnie Mae has been my friend since high school. She met Ed a few years later and they were sweethearts for a long time. They were such a...Read More »
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“Ed was a great kind person. Prayers for Johnnie May and their family. ”
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“One of the best employers that I had the pleasure of working with in my days on the Isle of Palms. This time of year Mr. Gamble would take the whole...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Freddie Thompson

“Mr. Gamble was a wonderful man I´m very saddened that he passed. I have enjoyed my time that I had caring for him. I can hear him now saying Thank...Read More »
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Edward D. Gamble, 86, of Mt Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Johnnie Mae Gamble, entered into eternal rest Friday, December 10, 2021. His Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, December 14, 2021 in J. Henry Stuhr Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road at 12:00 pm. The family will receive friends an hour before the service.

To view the funeral service please visit the following: https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/9W3XST3KJDM97Z7Z

Edward was born January 18, 1935 in Jamestown, South Carolina, son of John M. Gamble Sr. and Eddie R. Gamble. He was the proud owner of multiple Red & White grocery stores. And, as a longstanding member of Bethel United Methodist Church which he joined in 1979, he served as a trustee, usher, and money counter.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Johnnie Mae Gamble; his daughter, Donna Gamble (Todd Friddle) of North Charleston; his grandchildren, Molly Edwards (Andy) of Summerville, Austin Friddle (Ashley) of North Charleston; his great-grandchildren, Callie Edwards, and Flinn Edwards of Summerville; and his nephew, John Gamble III (Devon) of James Island, SC.

Memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, 57 Pitt St., Charleston, SC 29401 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.