Guill, William Lee

Guill, William “Bill” Lee, 96, of Radford, departed this life on Aug. 10, 2020.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 74 years, Doris; his parents, Reuben and Julia Guill, and a sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and John Kobis.

He leaves to cherish his memory daughter Sandra Brewer and husband, Tom, and daughter Billie Smith and husband, Dean; two grandchildren, Antorrya (Torryea) Guill Brewer Calderon and Lance Chadwick Brewer and wife, Wendy; and four great-grandchildren, Madeleine Calderon, Reece Calderon, Ridgely Brewer and Ainsleigh Brewer. He is also survived by a very special adopted granddaughter and great-granddaughter, Young and Victoria Cho.

Bill joined the military after graduating from Radford High School. He served his country from 1943-1945 in the army as a radar operator. He also served in the National Guard of Virginia. Following his military service, he worked at various local limestone companies, the Radford Army Ammunition Plant and Service Contracting of Virginia, Inc. He was a member of Snowville Masonic Lodge #159 and served as the Worshipful Master in 1966. He was a member of Snowville Christian Church for 78 years where he served as a deacon and an elder and was Chairman of the Church Board many times.

Bill will be remembered for his kindness to his family, neighbors, co-workers and fellow church members. He loved his garden and his John Deere tractor.

The family would like to thank caregivers Hope Reeves, Donna Moone, and LeeAnn Smith for their devotion and kindness to our father over the last three years.

Visitation was held on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, at Mullins Funeral Home. Funeral services were held at Snowville Christian Church on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Snowville Christian Church, 5412 Lead Mine Road, Hiawassee, Va.  24347.

The Guill family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home and Crematory in Radford.

 

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