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Richard "Rick" GilL

Owen Funeral Home


Richard "Rick" Gill

Louisville - 65, passed away on December 14, 2021, surrounded by his family after a long battle with cancer. Rick was born to Robert and Theresa Gill in Louisville Ky and was a retired roofer and sheet metal worker for 37 years.

Rick never met a stranger and would help anyone in need. His exceptional positive attitude, love of life and humor were infectious. His family was always his priority, and he appreciated every moment with them. He was a member and former Deacon of Beechland Baptist Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Theresa Gill.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Holly Gibson Gill; brother, Mike Gill (Jan); sister, Lisa Gill; nephews, Tim Gibson Jr. (Sara) Thomas Gibson (Whitley), Todd Gibson (Alexis) and Ted Gibson; niecDonate to KyGreyhoundses, Sondra Jenner (Chris) and Renae Delph; 13 great nephews; 3 great nieces; his uncle and best friend, Bob Bradley and many cousins.

The family would like to express their gratitude to his doctors, nurses and other medical staff for the care he was given especially from Norton Cancer Institute (Audubon). Also, to Hospice for their exceptional care and support in the final week of Rick's life.

His funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m. Monday, December 20, 2021, at Owen Funeral Home, 5317 Dixie Highway.

Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m., at Mt. Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery, Buffalo, KY.

Visitation will be from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Sunday and 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Monday at Owen Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Jude Hospital (Click here to donate to St Jude's Hospital) or (Click here to donate to

Posted online on December 16, 2021

Published in The Courier-Journal


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