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Alton A. Gill

Alton A. Gill, of Myakka City, passed away May 5, 2022.

He was born on January 1, 1944, in Wauchula, FL. He was a minister for over 50 years, having preached the gospel at Manatee Baptist Church, Myakka City Baptist Church, Elwood Park Baptist Church, and was an interim minister for other churches. He was a musician and loved music. Al was the bass player and lead singer for the local music group "Sound of Praise." He loved the Lord, his family and many friends as well as being trustworthy, loyal, and he was loved very much.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Ginki Miller. He is survived by his wife, Lorie; sons; Troy and Allen Gill and Rikki and Jason Fonseca; a daughter, Kim Smither; grandchildren; Joe, Matt, Chris, Gracie, Aubree, and Andrew; brother, Walter "Bozie" Gill; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation was held on May 9, 2022, at Griffith-Cline Funeral Home, 720 Manatee Ave. W. Bradenton. FL. Funeral Services commenced Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at Manatee Baptist Church, 1501 7th Ave. E. Bradenton, FL. Interment will be at Mansion Memorial Park in Ellenton.