OBITUARY

Ray Gill

September 16, 1942February 8, 2019

Ray Gill, 76, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 in Van Buren. He was a retired maintenance man and road construction worker. He is preceded in death by his parents and step-daughter, Terrie Pence.

Funeral service will be 10:00 am Monday, February 11 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with interment at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Ray is survived by his loving companion Deborah Gill; two sons, Wes and Jeff Gill both of Paragould, Arkansas; one daughter Melissa Palmer of Jenny Lind; one son-in-law, Ray Pence of Fort Smith; one step-daughter, Nicole Gossett of Van Buren; two brothers, Herman Gill and wife, Susie of Corpus Christi, Texas and Doug Gill of Ash Flat, Arkansas; one sister, Wanda Dill and husband, J.B. of Ash Flat; a granddaughter, Lakin Palmer and step-grandchildren, Breanna, Angel, Adin and Braton.

Pallbearers will be his family and friends.

  • FAMILY

  • Mr. Gill leaves behind his loving companion Deborah Gill; two sons, Wes and Jeff Gill both of Paragould, Arkansas; one daughter Melissa Palmer of Jenny Lind; one son-in-law, Ray Pence of Fort Smith; one step-daughter, Nicole Gossett of Van Buren; two brothers, Herman Gill and wife, Susie of Corpus Christi, Texas and Doug Gill of Ash Flat, Arkansas; one sister, Wanda Dill and husband, J.B. of Ash Flat; a granddaughter, Lakin Palmer and step-grandchildren, Breanna, Angel, Adin and Braton.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Friends and Family

Services

  • Funeral Service Monday, February 11, 2019
REMEMBERING

Ray Gill

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Melissa Palmer

February 11, 2019

Daddy and me and my sister and his first Deborah .

Missy Gill-palmer

February 11, 2019

Daddy and his boys.

Missy Palmer

February 11, 2019

Daddy and his girls

Melissa Palmer

February 11, 2019

Loved my daddy he was one in a million. He taught me all I know about cars. Always told me he wanted me to be able to do anything without having to depend on a man. Love you daddy till we meet again.

Diana Hutchins

February 10, 2019

I had the pleasure of working with Ray for many years at PSC. He was a good man and always had a story to tell. The family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Lakin Palmer

February 9, 2019

Sure am going to miss my sweet poppy! He was always the father figure in my life...love him with all my heart and always will. I will never forget the day he taught me how to drive a standard...mermories like those will keep me going until i get to be with him again. Love you forever and always poppy!!! Hope you and aunt terrie are having the time of your life pain free and stress free in heaven! RIP

Melissa Palmer

February 9, 2019

I am my daddy’s baby girl. I am going to miss him so much . Love you, daddy until we meet again.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Ray Gill, 76, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 in Van Buren. He was a retired maintenance man and road construction worker. He is preceded in death by his parents and step-daughter, Terrie Pence.

Funeral service will be 10:00 am Monday, February 11 at McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with interment at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

Ray is survived by his loving companion Deborah Gill; two sons, Wes and Jeff Gill both of Paragould, Arkansas; one daughter Melissa Palmer of Jenny Lind; one son-in-law, Ray Pence of Fort Smith; one step-daughter, Nicole Gossett of Van Buren; two brothers, Herman Gill and wife, Susie of Corpus Christi, Texas and Doug Gill of Ash Flat, Arkansas; one sister, Wanda Dill and husband, J.B. of Ash Flat; a granddaughter, Lakin Palmer and step-grandchildren, Breanna, Angel, Adin and Braton.

Pallbearers will be his family and friends.