Virgil Harris Gill

March 10, 1937 ~ March 4, 2021 (age 83)


Virgil Harris Gill  of Canyon TX, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 4, 2021.  Family visitation will be held on Sunday 3-6-21 from 4:00-6:00 PM in Holley Funeral Home Chapel.

Memorial services will be held on Monday,  3-8-21 in First Baptist Church Canyon at 2:00 PM with the Reverend Steve Olson officiating.  

Virgil was born on March 10, 1937 in Fort Worth, TX.  In 1950 Virgil and Claudia met and married loving each other for 63 years. He joined the US Navy in 1955 and served proudly for over 25 years before retiring.  While in the Navy they traveled the world together living in places  like California, Hawaii, and Alaska and also serving on the John F. Kennedy Aircraft Carrier.  After retiring they moved to Amarillo, Virgil started another career in 1979 at West Texas State University in the Housing Department where he assisted students entering the University.  He retired again in 2000. Virgil loved the Lord with all his heart.  One of his favorite things to do was to spend time with all his family, laughing, loving, and sharing his Godly spirit. 

Virgil is survived by his wife Claudia Anderson Gill of Canyon,  daughter Brenda Gill Adams  & husband Donald Adams of Amarillo, TX, sister Janice Estes Hart of Fort Worth, TX;  2 grandchildren ,Honnah Adams Taylor & husband Jerry Taylor of Amarillo, and Jeremy Adams & wife Aida Baldiviezo Peredo Adams of Amarillo:  and 5 great grandchildren Jayden, Anna, Kyndal, John, and Isla.  They loved their Pecaw with all their heart, He was very close to each of them and made a lasting impact on their lives.  

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March 7, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Holley Funeral Home
205 North 11th St
Canyon, TX 79015

Funeral Service
March 8, 2021

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church Canyon

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