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Hester Blakely Gill Jr.

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YOUNGSVILLE — Hester Blakely Gill Jr., 55, formerly of Union Level, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020, in Wake Medical Center, Raleigh.

He was the owner/operator of Gill Enterprises and Virginia Carolina Delivery Services as an independent carrier for the United States Post Office.

He was the son of Hester Blakely Gill and Lenora Grant Gill.

Blake is survived by his sister, Linda G. Daniel of South Hill; a stepson, James Brandon Goodson of Franklinton; a nephew, Kevin Scott Daniel of La Crosse; and a special friend, Deanna Davis Karbas, also of Franklinton.

A graveside funeral service was conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 17, at Union Level Baptist Church Cemetery, 3579 Union Level Road, South Hill, Virginia.

Family and friends were invited to come by Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory to visit and sign his register during normal business hours.

The family also suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215, to Unity Baptist Church, 6348 NC Highway 96, Youngsville, NC 27596, or to South Hill Volunteer Fire Department, 114 N. Brunswick Ave., South Hill, VA 23970.

Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory, South Hill, Virginia is serving the Gill family.