James Andrew Gill

09/10/1986 – 06/11/2019

Obituary for James Andrew Gill

James Andrew Gill, 32, of Pilot Grove went to Heaven, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. He was born on September 10, 1986 in Sedalia, MO the son of James E. Gill and Angela Dawn Gill, who reside in Pilot Grove.

Andy grew up Pilot Grove enjoying baseball and racing go-karts and sprint cars. His bright blue eyes and smile were infectious to all. Andy had an amazing ability to make people laugh – his impersonations, uncanny and one-of-a-kind. He never had much but would willingly give it all away if someone needed it. He was a gifted artist and self-taught musician who spent his free time writing and producing music. After giving his life to Jesus Christ, Andy focused his talents on Christian rap which he enjoyed showcasing to everyone. He delighted in ministering to people through his music in church and in the community. He loved to discuss the Bible with anyone who would listen. His Earthly devotion was to his parents whom he rarely went a day without seeing or talking to and helping run their family business. His son Nehemiah stole his heart four years ago and he loved him more than life itself. Andy is now enjoying his citizenship in Heaven, basking in the glory of the Lord with Jesus Christ for eternity…and he would sincerely hope to see you there someday too.

In addition to his parents he is survived by a son, Nehemiah Gill of Pilot Grove; twin sisters, Debbie Sprick of Pilot Grove, MO and Sarah (Keith) Donaldson of Green Ridge, MO; a niece; three nephews; and numerous family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Gerald and Pauline Gill and Norma Sue Ream and Uncle, Terry Gill.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Rea Funeral Chapel with Pastor Rev. Dr. Nicholas J. Gray officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the chapel.

Burial will be at Crown Hill, Sedalia, MO immediately following the funeral.

Pallbearers will be Keith Donaldson, Joshua Fennell, Justin Lawson, Travis Arnold, Randy Roberts and Jimmy Brown.

Honorary bearers will be Gavin Foster, Ian Sprick, Chris Southers, Scott Ridgeway, Doug Southers, Gary Gill, Rodney Vinson, Kealin Vinson, Bo Vinson, Mike Hoos, Slim Green, Larry Newbill, Brad Roberts, Tom McCown, Larry McCown, D’shawn McDonald, Keith Bishop, Dennis Todd, Mark Bunch, Mrs. Marshall and Roger Pottorff.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel.

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My thoughts and prayers have been with the family, since I learned of Andy’s passing. I know he will be missed, but you have to remember that someone up above had better plans for him. My sincere Sympathy to All.
– Lucy Akeman
Debbie, Sarah, Jim and Angie and your entire family. I am so sorry for your loss and know how dearly you loved Andy. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help you through this time.
– Ken Dake
Carolyn and I are at such a loss over Andy’s passing. He was a good man and good friend. He was so full of life every time we spoke to him. He loved you all very much. We mourn his passing and we know that there is little we can do to help ease your grief, except to say we are here for you day or night dont hesitate to call us no matter what. We love you all very much. David & Carolyn Korte
– Korte
This is still, and will always be such a horrible tragedy. I’m so sorry that you have been taken so soon, but God needed you in Heaven, and your job here on earth is done. I pray your parents, family, and friends find peace, and comfort in this fact. We’ll see you soon, and we’ll be reunited and worshiping together before our Savior & King.
– JoAnna
To the Entire Gill Families, we send our deepest sympathies. Thinking of you.
– Ron Sandy Otten
Debbie I am so very sorry for you loss. This is not A “goodbye” but a “see you later”.. Your entire family are in my prayers..
– Lisa Ramsey
So sorry jimmy and family..such a sad world
– Mark Stockstill
I was so shocked to hear of your unexpected loss. I am so very sorry. I am still trying to accept it. He will be missed greatly by all of us who knew him. You have my sincere sympathy.
– Mark Bunch

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