BURLINGTON — Norman McGill, 88, of Burlington, passed away while surrounded by his family at 7:53 a.m. on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Milner Community Health Care in Rossville. He was born on June 13, 1926, to Ben and Lena (Robertson) McGill. On Aug. 23, 1947, Norman married Barbara McIlrath, who survives.
Norman was in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1945 and served in the South Pacific. He was on the Burlington Town Board for nine years. He was a farmer from 1947 to 1990, he and his wife owned BJ Painting Company for 20 years and he worked for Clinton Central School Corporation. Norman was a member of Burlington Methodist Church.
Norman enjoyed square dancing, traveling, camping, sitting on the front porch watching the traffic go by and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara McGill, Burlington; sons, Dan (Sally) McGill, Lafayette, Dana (Cathy) McGill, Forest; daughters, Vickie (Fred) Kelly, Washington, Texas, and Dee Dee Kingery, Frankfort; 20 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and a great great grandchild.
Norman was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Lena McGill, and a granddaughter, Katie McGill.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Stout & Son Funeral Home Neptune Chapel at 44 Michigan St., Burlington with one hour of calling prior to the funeral service. A Military Funeral Honors Ceremony will be performed at the burial following the funeral service at Burlington Cemetery. Friends may call upon the family from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home in Burlington.
Memorials in Norman’s memory can be sent to Burilington Methodist Church or Burlington Church of Christ Food Pantry. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com. Stout & Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with the funeral arrangements.