Larry W. Gambill, 72, of Riley, took his place in heaven, Thursday, July 4, 2013 at Springhill Village. Mr. Gambill was born on July 12, 1940 in Riley, the son of the late Arthur G. and Delia M. (Beddow) Gambill.
Larry was retired from Jewell Food Stores in the Chicagoland area and was a veteran with the Indiana Air National Guard. Larry was very involved in Masonry and was a member of the Tinley Park Blue Lodge 810, the Shriners and Scottish and York Rites, and he was a 32 Degree Mason.
Larry is preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Perrin Anthony Guay; brother, Marvin Gambill; and sister, Nancy S. Gambill.
Mr. Gambill is survived by his wife, Margo J (Stahl) of Riley; son, Anthony “Tony” W. (Michelle R.) Gambill of Ft. Wayne; and daughter, Susan J (Phil) Guay of Orland Park, Ill.; and grandchildren, Taylor R (Robert) Clarkson, Spencer M. Gambill, Kelsi E. Guay and Nathan P. Guay.
A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, July 8 at Union Christian Church, 5350 E. Hulman St., with Pastor Mark Grayless officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials. Please join Larry’s family in sharing memories on his tribute wall at: