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19 August 2012

Jim Gamble -ELP Allsky Has Died at Age 60 15AUG2012

Astronomer / Weatherman Jim Gamble of El Paso, Texas - the operator and owner of ELP Allsky has died at age 60 on 15AUG2012
- Funeral Service Announced
Funeral Service
Monday, August 20, 2012
9:00am - 9:45am
Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
2500 George Dieter Dr
El Paso, TX 79936-3203
Jim Gamble (l) Thomas Dorman (R)
After a full night of sky gazing... Those were the nights!
Perseids 2011 Composite by Jim Gamble ELP Allsky
(click on image to enlarge)
Some of you that read this may have had the pleasure of knowing or working with Jim Gamble. Jim has passed from this earthly life into Heaven, The Infinite Dimension.
Rejoice in this news, as Jim now is.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Jan, mother Molly and his two sons Chris and Steve (and their families).

I have considered Jim a close and good friend, knowing him now for over three years, we spent daily Skype telephone calls sometimes lasting 8-10 hours! He was a very smart man with extreme motivation and skills. He was a true living man, a teacher, a friend, a loving father and husband.

Jim you were a blessing! A true bolide!

He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered. RIP, Jim Gamble! Amen!
Dirk Ross...Tokyo

ELP Allsky website by Jim Gamble:

 Jim Gamble - Your Eye On El Paso - Tinseltown CBS Live 4

GAMBLE James A. Gamble, born December 30, 1951 in Athens, Georgia, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, August 15, 2012. He moved to El Paso when he was six years old. Jim attended Bliss Elementary, Ross Middle School, graduated from Burges High School, and then enlisted in the United States Air Force. In 1983, James began his career in weather broadcasting after working for El Paso Natural Gas for ten years. He pursued other interests after leaving television in 2003. Most recently he was a contract weather observer for the FAA. He is survived by his wife, Jan; their son, Chris and wife Angela and their four children; his son, Steve and wife Lisa and their two children. He is also survived by his mother, Molly. The Gamble family will receive friends and relatives on Sunday, August 19, 2012 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Funeraria Del Angel Martin East. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, August 20, 2012 at 9:00 am at Christ our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2500 George Dieter Drive. Interment will immediately follow at Fort Bliss National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Multi-Language Publications, 2500 George Dieter Drive, El Paso, Texas 79936. This ministry publishes the gospel in 45 languages around the world.
December 30, 1951 - August 15, 2012
Sunday, August 19, 2012
5:00pm - 9:00pm
Funeraria Del Angel-Martin East
1460 George Dieter Drive
El Paso, TX 79936
(915) 855-8881
Funeral Service
Monday, August 20, 2012
9:00am - 9:45am
Christ Our Redeemer
2500 George Dieter Dr
El Paso, TX 79936-3203



Any personal/private messages to Jim`s family can be emailed to

Dirk Ross...Tokyo
2012 THE Year of Meteors!

updated & reposted 19AUG2012
original post 17AUG2012