John Gambrell

West Union – John Christian Gambrell, 44, husband of Sherri Chastie Gambrell, passed away on Sunday, September 12th, 2021 at his residence.


A native of Walhalla, South Carolina, Mr. Gambrell was the son of Peggy Brown Gambrell and the late John Wayne Gambrell. John was a boat mechanic and a loving father, grandfather, who enjoyed singing, hunting, fishing, Clemson football, and his grandchildren.


In addition to his wife, Sherri Chastie Gambrell of 25 years and mother, John is survived by his children; Jake Bright, Brooklyn Bright (Tony Lash), Tristan Gambrell, Kayleigh Carver (Seth), and Chloe Gambrell (Jake Marcengill) all of Walhalla; a brother Ricky Shane Gambrell of Georgia; sister, Ginger O’Kelley (Ricky) of Walhalla; and six grandchildren, Aaliyah Lash, Ambriella Lash, McKenzie Bright, Bella Collins, Mayleigh Carver, and Bentlee Carver; grandmother in law, Frances Chastie.


John is preceded in death by his grandparents, William and Dorothy Gambrell, Marion “Shorty” and Margaret Brown, and his niece, Shannah Renee Gambrell.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held 6:00 pm, Friday, September 17th, 2021, at Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm prior to the service.


The family is at the residence.  Flowers are accepted. A message of condolence may be written to the family by visiting