Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007

Rev. Dr. Jacob H. Gamble

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Rev. Dr. Jacob H. Gamble, 90, of Winter Haven, Fla., formerly of Rockville, died Aug. 21, 2007.

Born Jan. 14, 1917, in Pennsylvania, he was the husband of the late Wanda A. Gamble.

Dr. Gamble founded First Baptist Church of Rockville.

Survivors include one brother, Jean R. Snyder; one sister, Frances Stroup; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Connie Grewell, and a brother, Rev. Frederick Gamble.

Friends will be received Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Rockville, 55 Adclare Road. Burial will follow in Rockville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 11331 Amherst Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20902.

Pumphrey’s Colonial Funeral Home in Rockville handled arrangements.