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Sammy Gene McGill

Mr. Sammy Gene McGill, 72, of 106 Fulton Drive Kings Mountain, NC passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at Atrium Health Cleveland in Shelby, NC. He was born on October 25, 1947 in Cleveland County, NC to the late Elsie McGill Froneberger and the late Bill Hill.

Sammy was a member of New Ellis Chapel Baptist Church in Shelby. He loved his church and when called upon by his pastor, he often sang his favorite song, "Jesus Loves Me."

Sammy attended Cleveland Vocational for many years. He loved to play bingo with his sister, cousins and the residents at White Oak Manor. One of his favorite pastimes was to listen to gospel music on his radio and play his guitar. Sammy's wallet was his pride and joy. He will fondly be remembered by his saying, "Give me a dollar." Sammy inspired many with his cheerful outlook on life and his smile.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepdad, James Froneberger and his brother, Carl McGill.

He leaves to cherish his memory, one sister, Ida McClain of Kings Mountain, NC; a special cousin who was like his sister, Linda Mintz of Shelby; his aunt, Kathleen Tyler of Philadelphia, PA; a special niece, Licia McClain and a special nephew, Nelson McClain both of Kings Mountain, NC and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services for Mr. McGill will be private. The service will be live-streamed on Facebook starting at 2:45 PM. The family will receive friends from 2:30 PM until 3:00 PM on Friday September 4, 2020 at S.T. Enloe Memorial Chapel. Burial will take place at Mountain Rest Cemetery in Kings Mountain, NC. Condolences can be expressed online at www.enloemortuary.com. Enloe Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.


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