Fairfield, ME- Dana Gamblin, 59, passed away unexpectedly January 27, 2016.\r\n\r\nDana was born at Waterville Seton Hospital on June 25, 1956. He was the son to the late Reginald Hubert Gamblin and Frances Jean (Moores). Dana attended schools in Fairfield and Clinton, ME; and Derby, Seymour, and Meriden, CT.\r\n\r\nHe worked at Gagnon's Restaurant in Fairfield, ME, The Eating House as a cook, Huhtamaki in the Rough Finish and Chinet departments, and Poor Bob's where he serviced appliances.\r\n\r\nDana loved to play guitar and taught his sons Mike and Miah and others to play. He loved to fish and did that a lot with his son Miah and brother-in-law Jim Vintinner and anyone that would go. Dana was well known for playing 'knuckles' with the kids; especially his nephew Brian Ames. He had a great sense of humor and was always willing to lend a hand when needed as he was a good painter and an all-around do it your selfer.\r\n\r\nDana is survived by his sons, Michael and wife Courtney and grandson Jace Gamblin of Windham, ME, Jeremiah Gamblin of Vassalboro, ME; sister Donna and husband James Vintinner Sr. of Oakland, ME; his nephew Brian and wife Tammie Ames and their sons Brandon and Sean of Fairfield Center, ME; his Uncle Murray and Aunt Edith Gamblin of Detroit, ME and their children Diane LaSalle of Pittsfield, ME, Linda and Chuck Bubier of Canaan, ME, Larry and Karen Gamblin of Detroit, ME, and Nancy and Paul Schwarz of Singer Island, Florida; and many other relatives on his father's side of the family. Dana also leaves behind his special friend Jessica and her children Hunter and Brooklyn Vining. \r\n\r\nVisiting hours will be Saturday, January 30th from 12-2 pm followed by a Funeral Service at Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main Street, Fairfield, ME. There will be a gathering immediately following the service at Fairfield United Methodist Church, 37 Skowhegan Road, Fairfield, ME. Burial will be in the spring at Village Cemetery in Pittsfield, ME.