Funeral services celebrating the life of Johnie “Foster” Gamble III, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 20, 2023, at Maple Springs Baptist Church, 17013 Hwy 5, Logansport, Louisiana. Rev. Dean Register and Rev. Robert Davis will be officiating. Burial will follow at Longstreet Cemetery, Longstreet, Louisiana. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 19, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the church.
Foster was born on February 5, 1954, to Lois Fay and Johnie Gamble, Jr. in Shreveport, Louisiana, and entered into eternal rest on January 15, 2023, in Shreveport, Louisiana. Foster was the first member of the First Chapter of the Red River Roadrunners. He was a past Master of Liberty Lodge #123 Keatchie, Louisiana. Upon closing, he transferred his membership to Mansfield Masonic Lodge #250. Foster was also an active member of the El Karuba Shriners.
Preceding Foster in death is his parents, Lois Fay and Johnie Gamble, Jr. and sister, Alice Moncrief. Left to cherish his memory are his sons, Johnie Foster Gamble IV and wife, Erica, William Wesley Gamble and wife, Heather; daughters, Joyce Glaze and husband, Jeffrey, Shasta Smith and husband, Jed, Laura Rodgers and husband, Nat; sisters, Bennie Elliott, Sue Fields and husband, Michael, June Register and husband, Ronald, Katherine “Kitty” Auvil; grandchildren, Katie Lynn Anderson and husband, Tyler, Destini Briggs, Justin Glaze, Mara Lee Briggs, Chloe Gamble, Marshall Smith, Abi Briggs, Shelby Glaze, Alexis Gamble, Maddy Gamble, Wilson Rodgers, and Jaxson Gamble; and great-grandchildren, Alyssa Duncan and Maddux Anderson.
Honoring Foster as pallbearers will be Johnie Gamble IV, Jeremy Evans, Butch Oswalt, Jed Smith, Jeffrey Glaze, and Nat Rodgers.