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Ralph Alton Gambill

October 19, 1936 August 7, 2018
Ralph Alton  Gambill
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Obituary for Ralph Alton Gambill

Mr. Ralph Alton Gambill, age 81 of Wilkesboro, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Westwood Hills Nursing.

Graveside services with Military Honors will be held 11:00 AM Friday, August 10, 2018 at Scenic Memorial Gardens with Rev. Scott Church officiating.

Mr. Gambill was born October 19, 1936 in Wilkes County to Joe and Lola Woods Gambill. He was retired from the United States Army where he received numerous medals and honors, including the National Defense Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ 1st OLC; Vietnam Service Medal w/2 Bronze Svc Stars; Vietnam Campaign Medal; Good Conduct Medal (7th Award); Bronze Star Medal; 2 O/S Bars; Meritorious Service Medal; Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/Palm, Expert (Rifle) and the German Army Marksmanship Award in Bronze. He was a member of North Wilkesboro Lodge #407, Oasis Shine, North Wilkesboro Elks Lodge

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters; Edna Kennerly, Mary Lee Cole and Rosel Gambill and five brothers; Frank, Richard, Clate, Monroe and Gordy Gambill.

He is survived by his wife of 50 plus years; Margaret Henrich Gambill of North Wilkesboro and a daughter; Diana Earp of Burke, VA.

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11:00 AM 8/10/2018 11:00:00 AM
Scenic Memorial Gardens Cemetery

545 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Scenic Memorial Gardens Cemetery
545 Moravian Falls Road Wilkesboro 28697 NC

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