BAMBERG, Rev. Gordon L. age 48 of Riverside, Ohio, went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, August 5, 2007. 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. He is survived by his wife, B.J. Bamberg; 4 children, PFC Gordon Anthony "Tony" Bamberg and wife Danielle and their daughter, Brooklyn of North Carolina; Benjamin David, Rachel Alyse and Katelynn Marie Bamberg at home; mother, Lyla Bamberg; numerous other relatives and friends; and Bandit the dog. Rev. Bamberg graduated from Arthur Hill High School, Saginaw, Michigan, 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 earnestly sought to serve the Lord wherever he went, touching the lives of thousands for the glory of God, his Lord and Saviour. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Friday, August 10, 2007 at East Dayton Baptist Church, 1380 Spaulding Rd. His family will receive friends from 3:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Thursday and from 1:00 P.M. until the time of service Friday at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, Tennessee 37214-0800. Funeral services in care of TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-BEAVERCREEK CHAPEL. Condolences to his family may be made to www.tobiasfuneralhome.com. Published in the Dayton Daily News on 8/7/2007.