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The Reverend  Brian William Gill

The Reverend Brian William Gill
  • August 30, 1941 - October 15, 2018
  • Johns Island, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
  • St. Johns Parish Church- Prison Ministry
    3673 Maybank Highway
    Johns Island, SC 29455

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“A man of God! You cannot go wrong! Obviously, he loved his family, but he was also able to serve God in a special way as very few can do Prison...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Donna Brown - Great Falls, VA

“Brian was instrumental in an organization, CUE, that I was also involved with. He served on the Board and served as Board Chair. He was an excellent...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Charles McLane - San Antonio, TX

“All my love to your family. Thanks you for sharing your joy with me during my early years and for sharing the joy of your family with me at that...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Stephanie Teng- Ossman

“I have a fond memory of having a spaghetti dinner with Rev and Mrs. Gill at their home in Great Falls, Virginia many years ago. It was my privilege...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Dave Sharrett - Forest, VA

“A true minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. As St. Paul said absent from the body, present with the Lord. Brian now resides in the presence of...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Ronald Gauss - Johns Island, SC


The Reverend Brian William Gill, 77, of Johns Island, South Carolina, husband of Marjorie W. Gill entered into eternal rest Monday, October 15, 2018. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 27, 2018 in St. John's Parish Church, 3673 Maybank Highway at 2:00 pm. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL.

Brian was born August 30, 1941 in Stratford, Ontario Canada, son of the late Frederick John Gill and Katherine Jackson Gill. Brian attended Wayne State University, studying mass communications. A gifted speaker, he traveled the country conducting seminars on labor relations working with the Union Free Movement. He was the former president of Master Printers of America a branch of Printing Industries of America . He was called to the clergy and ordained an Anglican Deacon on September 11, 2009 and served at St. Johns Parish Church on Johns Island. His heart and passion were in prison ministry, where he ministered to death row inmates and Baptized seven of them. Brian collected hygiene supplies, snacks and food items for the death row inmates, ensuring that their basic needs were met.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marjorie W. Gill of Johns Island, SC; daughter, Margaret "Kit" Katherine Frank (Chris) of Leesburg, VA; son, Brian "B.J." Jack Gill (Sally) of Grayslake, IL; four grandsons, Tyler, Christopher, Charlie and Henry.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made to St. Johns Parish Church- Prison Ministry, 3673 Maybank Highway, Johns Island, SC, 29455 .