VIRGINIA BEACH — Herbert T. Gill, son of Tommy and Marie Gill deceased, died on Monday, Jan. 30, 2017 in Virginia Beach, Va.
He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Dick and Ila Reed and his brother, Chuck Reed, his son, David Hawkins and daughter-in-law Kim Hawkins, three grandchildren, Tyler, Ashley and Chase Hawkins, his nieces and nephews, all of Buckhannon, W.Va. He is also survived by his daughter, Kara Gill, stepdaughter, Bree Holcombe, and his wife, Jeanne Crawford Gill of Virginia Beach, Va.
Herb was born in D.C. on May 24, 1949 and moved to Red Rock farm, Upshur County, when he was 13 years old. He graduated Buckhannon-Upshur High School in 1968. He taught elementary and special ed at Weston and was the teacher responsible for the Safety Patrol for 10 years. His students were his pride and joy as he continued his teaching career in Virginia Beach.
He will be missed by his great tribe of friends.
Ride safe Herb!
Memorial will be held at the Virginia Beach Friends Meeting on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at 2 p.m. at 1537 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.