Dee Dewain Gaskill, 81, of St. Marys passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at Community Hospice, Baptist Medical Center Nassau in Fernandina Beach, Fla.
Born March 16, 1936, in Spencerville, Ohio, he was the son of the late Earl Gaskill Sr. and Francis Huber Gaskill. He was also predeceased in death by his five brothers and a sister.
He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Patricia Ann Steinbach Gaskill; children, Rosemarie Ann Jones (Mark), Victoria Ann Brooks (Harry) and Timothy Dewain Gaskill (Edith); grandchildren, Rhonda Marie Peterson (Kurt), Teresa Lynn Smith (Fred), Brandy Jean Faircloth, Stephanie Laurence Cato (Jamie), Joshua Michael LaRock, David Gaskill, Brian Gaskill, Brittney Nichoel Moore, Alexis Gaskill and Jessica Gaskill; great-grandchildren, Jacob Peterson, Tyler Peterson, Tekoa Peterson, Justice Walker, Owen Smith, Jaida Walker, Liberty Walker, Cali Walker, Jacob Ireland, Zachary Faircloth, Autumn Nichoel Moore and Johnathan Alexander Moore; and a brother, Ronald Gaskill (Becky).
He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, a loving husband and a good friend to many. He will be dearly missed.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at St. Marys United Methodist Church, 106 Conyers St. in St. Marys, with Pastor Tom Jones officiating and military honors. A reception will follow services.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.