William Robert Gill
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William Robert Gill
  • January 22, 1932 - December 26, 2016
  • Illinois

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WILLIAM ROBERT 'BOB' GILL, 84, of Cisne, IL passed away 6:34am Monday, December 26, 2016 at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

Bob was born January 22, 1932 at Clay City, IL to Glen W. and Edna G. (Hubble) Gill. He married Barbara J. Shew December 31, 1962 at Shawneetown, IL.

Bob was a farmer and Road Commissioner for Zif Township and a member of Zif Baptist Church. He enjoyed restoring antique tractors.

Bob is survived by his wife Barbara J. Gill of Cisne, IL; one daughter Sandra J. (Troy) Thomas of Flora, IL; one son Randall L. (Diane) Gill of Clay City, IL; one sister Barbara Slavens of Mattoon, IL and four grandchildren Zach Thomas and fiance' Jessica and her son Sean of Gilbertsville, KY; Kaylee Gill and Baylee Gill both of Clay City, IL and Brenden Thomas of Murray, KY. Several cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.

Preceding him in death were his parents and brother-in-law Charles F. Slavens.

Funeral services for Bob Gill will be 1PM Thursday, December 29, 2016 at Hosselton Funeral Home. Burial will be in Zif Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10am until the time of service on Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Zif Cemetery Fund or Zif Baptist Church and will be accepted at Hosselton Funeral Home.