Charles Jeffrey Gamble, “Chaz,” 55, of McMechen, W.Va., passed away Sunday, September 17, 2017, in Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown, W.Va.

Charles was born September 2, 1962, in Glen Dale, W.Va., a son of Charles R. Gamble and Carol L. (Sloan) Gamble, both of McMechen. He was a self employed artist-painter, and a Catholic by faith. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Charles and Ann Gamble; and his maternal grandparents, Homer and Nell Sloan.

In addition to his parents, Charles is survived by his two brothers, Rodger (Sheila) Gamble and Mark Gamble, both of McMechen; two sisters, Lynn (Marc) Emerson and Judi Gamble, both of Ohio; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Thursday, September 21, 2017, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Benwood-McMechen Chapel, 214 Marshall Street, McMechen, from 3 p.m. until time of funeral services at 7 p.m., with the Rev. April Forkey officiating. Flowers will be accepted and appreciated.

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