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Roy J. McGill, Sr.

d. May 12, 2018

Kinsman, Ohio - Roy James McGill, age 86, passed away on Saturday, May 12, 2018. He was born on February 26, 1932 in Hubbard, Ohio, the youngest of six sons of Mary Virginia (Marshall) and Orland “Mac” Edward McGill, Sr. A lifelong Kinsman resident, Roy from a young age began his life as a farmer, plowing the fields, raising cattle and hogs, and growing crops. Roy served in the United States Army as a Specialist 3rd Class. He married Mary Delfre on August 18, 1960. They raised four children, Ann M. Smith of El Paso, Texas and Rose M. (James Cunningham) McGill of Colebrook, Ohio; Roy J. McGill, Jr. of Portland, Oregon and Joseph L. McGill of Kinsman, Ohio and four grandchildren, Alexandra, Janis, Ryan and Ian. Roy assisted his brother in building McGill Septic Company but his real passion running McGill Farms. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church and the Harry Lees American Legion, Post No. 506; helping to build both the church and the legion hall as well as the bell tower in Kinsman Cemetery. Roy loved to collect antique tools, travel with his wife, visit farm shows and share cooked and bake goods with neighbors and shut in’s. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife of fifty-one years, Mary D. McGill and five brothers, Joseph, Orland “Ed”, Frank, John and Charles McGill. Survivors include two daughters, Ann M. Smith of El Paso, Texas and Rose M. (James Cunningham) McGill of Colebrook, Ohio; two sons, Roy J. McGill, Jr of Portland, Oregon and Joseph L. McGill of Kinsman, Ohio and four grandchildren, Alexandra, Janis, Ryan and Ian. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 11:00AM at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 6397 State Route 87, Kinsman, Ohio, with Father Michael A. Mikstay, CAPT CHC USN Retired, officiating. Burial will follow in Kinsman Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday , May 16th from 5:00PM until 8:00PM at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 8569 Main Street, Kinsman, Ohio. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church PO Box 669, Andover, OH 44003 or Harry Lees American Legion, P.O. Box 288, Kinsman, OH 44428. An online guestbook is available at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com

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Cemetery

Kinsman Cemetery
Church St.
Kinsman OH 44428


Visitation

Wednesday, May 16 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Kinsman
8569 Main St. P.O. Box 285
Kinsman OH 44428


Service

Thursday, May 17 2018
11:00 AM

St. Patrick's Catholic Church
6397 St. Rt. 87
Kinsman OH 44428

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