Allen Leslie Gill
04/07/1919 – 10/06/2009


Allen Leslie Gill 90 of Hopewell passed away on Tuesday October 6, 2009 at Genesis Hospice. Allen was born in Meigs Township on April 7, 1919 to the late James Alonzo and Sadie Grace Huffman Gill. He was President of the Meigs Township Board of Education in 1959, a member of the Agriculture Group Muskingum Township 1959- 1960, Committee of Muskingum County Farmers 1950. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

He is survived by his loving wife Nancy Johnston Gill of Hopewell, Son: Russell (Shirley) Canter of Taja, Iraq. Five daughters: Carolyn Fikes of Zanesville, Yvonne (Patrick) Young of Berne, IN, Laura (Justin) Gheen of Hopewell, OH, Betsy (Russell) Gill Jr. of Hopewell, OH and Leslie (Richard) Vernon of Adamsville, OH. A sister Florence DeLancy of Caldwell, OH. Twenty five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by: A daughter Marilyn Gill and a brother James D. Gill.

Visitation will be from 10 AM to 12 Noon on Thursday October 8, 2009 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME 1150 W. Military Road Zanesville, Ohio. Funeral Services will follow at 12 Noon in the Snouffer Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Patrick Young officiating. Burial will follow at the Ark Spring Cemetery in High Hill.

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