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James "Jim" Frederick McGill
August 20, 1939 ~ September 28, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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James “Jim” Frederick McGill, age 84, a resident of Portland, passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2023 at Persimmon Ridge in Portland.
Jim was born on August 20, 1939, in Beech Grove, Indiana, the son of Oscar Sherman and Arlene (Greer) McGill. Jim attended Gray High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1956-1964. He worked for Quick Plastics for 28 years and was a member of Portland American Legion Post #211 and Portland Moose Lodge. Jim married Phyllis Corle on May 15, 1959 and she passed away on May 6, 2003.
His children: Joni Wilson (husband Rick) – Portland, Indiana
David McGill (wife Lisa) – Portland, Indiana
Derran McGill – Portland, Indiana
9 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren
He was preceded in death a son, Michael Colton McGill and a daughter, Jamie Fouse.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 -11 a.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland. Burial will follow at Green Park Cemetery in Portland. American Legion Post #211 of Portland will conduct military graveside rites.
Memorials may be directed towards Jay County Humane Society or Alzheimer’s Association.