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January 3, 2013

Wilbur E. (Wib) Gambill

TERRE HAUTE — Wilbur E.  (Wib) Gambill — After a long battle with cancer, Wib went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Vigo County, on April 20, 1928, to Earl and Mary Gambill, and lived all his life in the Prairieton, Terre Haute and Sullivan areas.

He and Mary Alice Hayhurst were married in Terre Haute on May 31, 1951. They had four children, Angela (Robert) Neese of Rutledge, Mo., and Michael (Janee) Gambill, Christopher (Bionca) Gambill, and Jeffrey (Stephannie) Gambill, all of Terre Haute area; 11 grandchildren, Brett (Siri) Long of West Des Moines, Iowa, Jon-Michael (Shannon) Ladislas of Fishers, Daniel Ladislas of Ames, Iowa, Brittany Gambill of Indianapolis, Landon Gambill of Prairie Creek, Noah (Maria) Gambill of Terre Haute, Naaman (Ashley) Gambill of Chicago, Kit Gambill of Terre Haute, Nicholas, Matthew, and Madelyn Gambill of Pimento; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, Doyne Gambill.

Wib was personnel manager at Pfizer, Inc. and retired from there after 35 years.  He was a U.S. Army veteran who saw service in Korea, a member of Prairieton F & AM 178, Prairieton OES 163, Scottish Rite Valley of Terre Haute, Veterans of Foreign Wars of Sullivan Post 2459 and Agape Christian Church. He was an avid Cubs fan and enjoyed playing golf, fishing, and playing cards with friends and family.

Memorial services will be held at DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Drive, on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at 11 a.m. Visitation is today from 4 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. Online condolences can be offered at:

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