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Gaylen “Gait” Hill of Richmond, Va., born on June 4, 1947, handed away peacefully together with his devoted daughter, Jessacca by his aspect at St. Mary’s Hospital on Oct. 31, 2021.
He was the son of the late Marshall Clark Hill and Ardell Helen (Cable) Hill of Fredonia, N.Y.
He’s survived by his kids: Venice Cope, Thomas Hill (Lisa Woelfle), Rebecca Arch (Jeff), Jessacca Shelton; and his niece, whom he noticed as a daughter and kidney donor, Kalene Pencek (Greg). He leaves to recollect him, 9 loving grandchildren: Adam, Katelyn, Lorien, Barry Jr. “Clay”, Joshua, Jaylen, Lauren, Jade and Lexi; two great-grandchildren: Emmitt and Arizona; his sisters: Shirley Wolnik (Joe), Lynnette Munson (Raymond) and Adrianne Hill-Gibbons (Patrick); his brother, Randy Hill (Janet); a sister-in-law, Patricia Hill; his finest good friend from childhood, Henry Hyperlink (Carol); a number of nieces, nephews, cousins; prolonged household and associates; and by his aspect his buddy and associate in crime, his canine, Charlie Harley.
He’s predeceased by his two brothers: Darrel Hill (Rhoda) and Harvey Hill (Patricia).
Gait graduated from Brocton Central College in 1965 and attended SUNY Morrisville School for horticulture. He started his profession as a driver for Dunkirk Ice Cream, and all through the years his dairy profession took him to Ohio, Texas, Missouri and Richmond, Virginia, the place he retired as plant supervisor for Richfood Dairy.
He liked farming, woodworking and restoring Allis-Chalmers tractors. He might inform a narrative like no different. He liked to make children snort together with his Donald Duck impressions that undoubtedly will all the time be etched of their reminiscence.
A late spring/early summer season celebration of life is being deliberate by the household.
Any donations wishing to be made could be made to the Kidney Basis of WNY; Workforce Buffalo, 4444 Bryant and Stratton Approach, Williamsville, NY 14221 or www.kfwny.org/team-buffalo.