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August 30, 2012

Gerald Gill

HOBOKEN — Gerald Gill, 76, of Hoboken died Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at Bayview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Nahunta after an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday in the chapel of Miles-Odum Funeral Home in Waycross with burial to be held at 4 p.m. at Oakridge Cementery in Tifton. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the funeral home. He was born in Tift County to the late Thomas and Willie Pitts Gill. Mr. Gill lived in Waycross for many years and in Hoboken for the last 27 years. He was an Insurance Adjuster with Crawford and Company Insurance Adjusters and retired in 2002. Mr. Gill was a former member of University Boulevard Church of God and was a member of Christ Church at the time of his death. He loved Nascar racing and baseball, and always took in stray animals and cared for them.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Lucille McDaniel; and two brothers, Thurman Gill and Virgil Gill.

Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Maggie Gill of Hoboken; three sons, Gerald Gill Jr. of Centerville, Anthony Gill of Nashville and Stacy Gill of Daytona Beach, Fla.; two step-children, Robert Carver Jr. of Dacula and Melissa Coleman of Roswell; eight grandchildren, Kenny Carver, Christopher Carver, Shevin Weinstein, Hunter Coleman, Kyle Gill, Janna Gill, Audrey Gill and Faith Gill; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Billy Gill of Virginia; one sister, Ruth Cauthen of Tifton; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Okefenokee Humane Society, 1501 Blackwell Street, Waycross, Ga. 31501.

Sympathy may be expressed online at www.milesodumfuneralhome.com.

Miles-Odum Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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