David L. Gill, 79, of McArthur, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Jenkins Care Community in Wellston.  He was born July 30, 1939 in McArthur, the son of the late Lloyd and Mary Collins Gill.  He was married for 58 years to Cara Dawne Allen Gill, who survives.

 David retired from Austin Powder. He also retired as McArthur Fire Chief after 48 years of total service. He served on McArthur Village Council and was also the Village Clerk, attended the McArthur United Methodist Church and was a member of Delta Lodge 207 F&AM. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

 In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, David Allen (Christina) Gill of McArthur; grandson, David Gregory Gill of McArthur; and a brother, Michael (Cathy) Gill of Centerville.

 In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Marianne Knox.

 Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the McArthur United Methodist Church, 200 S. Market St., McArthur with Rev. Dr. Randy Hardman and Rev. Jim Taylor officiating. Interment will be at Elk Cemetery, McArthur. Friends may call Monday, April 15, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Garrett-Cardaras Funeral Home, 201 W. High St., McArthur and Tuesday one hour prior to the service at the church. A Firefighter service will be conducted Monday evening at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

 The family suggests contributions may be made to the Vinton County Education Foundation, 307 West High Street, McArthur, Ohio 45651, in memory of David L. Gill, in honor of David Gregory Gill.

 Please sign his online guestbook at www.cardaras.com.