Gary Dean Bill, 49 passed away June 25, 2012, at Dixie Regional Medical Center surrounded by family. He was born in Ogden, Utah on December 25, 1962, to Edward and Doranna Child Bill.
Gary was raised in Syracuse, UT, where he spent much of his time with his grandfather Rulon. He married Evelyn Smith they had three children. They later divorced. In 2000, he moved to Beaver Dam, AZ to be near his parents Edward and Charleen Bill. He worked in construction as a heavy equipment operator. He loved fishing, riding his four-wheeler, and spending time with his friends and family. He spent much of his last month’s defending his cantaloupe garden from rabbits.
He is survived by his children, Amy Harris and her fiancé Cordell McDonald, West Point, UT; Erica and Nathan Thompson, Colorado Springs, CO; Brian Bill, Ogden, UT; and Robert Draper, Ogden, UT, grandchildren Shyley Comer, Brynlee, Gracen, and Bridger Thompson, brothers Kirt and Becky, Preston, ID, Bart, Beaver Dam, UT, Robert and Sarah, Beaver Dam, AZ, parents Edward and Charleen Bill, Beaver Dam, AZ and Doranna Child, Syracuse, UT. He was preceded in death by his brother Bert, grandparents Rulon and Mary Bill, and Son-in-law Joseph Harris. The family would like to extend their gratitude to Jean Hainworth, who brought out the best in Gary, and was by his side when he passed.
A viewing will be held from 10:00-10:45 a.m. (AZ) at the Littlefield LDS church relief society room on Friday, June 29, followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow the funeral services at the Littlefield Cemetery in Beaver Dam, AZ. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Virgin Valley Mortuary, 320 E. Old Mill Road, Mesquite, NV.