Hester Blakely "Blake" Gill, Jr

11/10/1964 - 05/13/2020


Mr. Hester Blakely Gill, Jr., age 55 of Youngsville, North Carolina and formerly of Union Level, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020 in Wake Medical Center, Raleigh, NC.. He 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 step-son James Brandon Goodson of Franklinton, N.C. , a nephew Kevin Scott Daniel of La Crosse and a special friend Deanna Davis Karbas also of Franklinton, N.C.
A graveside funeral service will be conducted Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 3:00 P.M. at Union Level Baptist Church Cemetery.
Family and friends are invited to come by Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory to visit and sign his register during normal business hours. Friday until 5:00 P.M. , Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and Sunday from 9:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M.
The family also suggest memorial contributions be made to the American Diabetes Association, P. O. Box 15829, Arlington, Va. 22215, Unity Baptist Church, 6348 N C 96, Youngsville, N.C. 27596 or the South Hill Volunteer Fire Department, 114 N. Brunswick Ave., South Hill, Va. 23970.
Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Gill family.

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  1. I am so sorry to hear of this loss. “HB”, one of my 1st cousins, used to play together as children. I have many fond memories which now seem like a lifetime ago. Rest in peace Blake.

  2. I am so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed my conversations with Blake and he was a good friend to my late husband Ronald. Those two could talk for hours. I took over my husband’s contracts when he passed as well as I was the OIC/Supervisor at Wendell, Zebulon and Knightdale offices where I first met Blake. Blake will be greatly missed by me and my drivers.

  3. Mgr. Transportation & Networks

    Blake was a wonderful person, he did everything possible to move the mail, he looked after his employees. I would have a smile every time I saw Blake, he was funny and such a lovable person. He will be missed. He is in a wonderful place, I am happy for him.

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