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Bill Gambill, longtime school board member and community leader, passed away last week

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Bill Gambill

Albert Will Gambill, better known to the community as Bill, passed away Tuesday, May 17, at his residence after a lengthy illness that he battled courageously.
Bill had served on the Johnson County School Board for 22 years. He was still a member of the board at his passing and attended meetings in spite of illness whenever it was possible. He was a deacon of First Christian Church and also taught Sunday School. He was a former employee of Mountain City Police Department and Johnson County Sherriff’s Department. He was also the first president of the Johnson County Jaycee’s.
Bill was a true Tennessee Volunteer and Longhorn football fan that attended games faithfully season after season as long as his health would allow.
A full obituary can be found  in the obituaries on our website and on page 9B of today’s paper.