Aug. 5, 2007
DAYTON The Rev. Gordon L. Bamberg, 48, of Riverside, died Sunday.
He graduated from Arthur Hill High School in Saginaw, Mich., Michigan Tech, Judson Seminary and Southwestern Theological Seminary. After graduation, he served First Baptist Church in Smithfield, Texas, Milan Baptist Church in Milan, Ohio for 10 years and East Dayton Baptist Church in Dayton, Ohio for 12 years.
He is survived by his wife, B.J. Bamberg; children and their spouses, Pfc. Gordon Anthony "Tony" and Danielle Bamberg of North Carolina; Benjamin David, Rachel Alyse and Katelynn Marie Bamberg at home; a granddaughter; mother, Lyla Bamberg; numerous other relatives and friends; and Bandit the dog.
He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Bamberg in 1994; father-in-law, Albert Scott in 1997; and mother-in-law, June Scott in 2007.
Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. today and from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday at East Dayton Baptist Church, 1380 Spaulding Road, where funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Friday.
Memorial gifts may be sent to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, Tenn. 37214-0800.