John Gill  June 23 1945  August 27 2022

John Gill June 23 1945 August 27 2022

June 23 1945 August 27 2022
Mr. John Gill, 77, of Henderson, passed from this life on August 27, 2022, at UT Health in Tyler. He was born June 23, 1945, in Palestine and has made Henderson his home for over 40 years. John attended Sam Houston State University where he received a mechanical degree and also took classes from the University of Houston. He later attended Tyler Junior College where he received an electrical degree. Mr. Gill went on to a long career with Fluor-Daniels where he retired as a millwright. John was of the Methodist faith and was an avid outdoorsman with a love for hunting and fishing. Mr. Gill served his country in the United States Army and was deployed to Vietnam. He was later awarded the Silver Star for his valiant actions and honorable service while in the Army. He was preceded in death by his parents W.R. and Joyce (Stapleton) Johnson, and his sister Tanya Gill Dorethy. Survivors include his siblings, David Gill of Coppell, and Zilphia Crump and husband Ken of Richardson; special niece, Adrienna Dinger and husband Shane of Tyler; second family, James and Carol Chambless of Kilgore; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends. A visitation to celebrate Mr. Gill’s life will take place from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, September 3, 2022, in the chapel at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers will be David Bunn and Ray Parker. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516, or online at Words of comfort may be shared with the family at

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of John Gill June 23 1945 August 27 2022.

Crawford-A Crim Funeral Home

Death notice for the town of: Henderson, state: Texas

death notice John Gill June 23 1945 August 27 2022

obituary notice John Gill June 23 1945 August 27 2022

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