Gerald Gill, Sr., 78, of Deltona, Florida, formerly of Elyria, passed away peacefully Thursday, December 20, 2012 at his home. He was born August 17, 1934 in Elyria, where he lived the majority of his life and raised his family.
He graduated from Elyria High School in 1952 and joined the United State Marine Corps where he served four years and received an honorable discharge.
Gerald retired from Moen, Elyria, in 1980, before moving to Deltona, Florida with his wife, Beverly, in 1983.
He is survived by his four children, Sharon Lange of Elyria, Debbie Moralez of Vermilion, Gerald A. Gill, Jr. and Jeffrey Gill of Deltona, Florida; eight grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Beatrice Gill; his loving wife of 40 years, Beverly Gill; brothers, James and John Gill; nephew, Terry Gill; and grandson, Jeffrey R. Lange.
Gerald will be laid to rest beside his wife in Ridge Hill Memorial Cemetery, Amherst, at a private burial, at a later date.