LAVALE – William “Bill” Edward McGill, 76, of La Vale, Maryland, died at 6:07 am, Sunday, August 20, 2017, at Western Maryland Health System, Cumberland, Maryland.

Born October 31, 1940, in Cumberland, Maryland, he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Donald B. McGill and Laura E. (Lepley) McGill.

In his younger years, Bill was employed in his father’s business, Donald B. McGill Contractor.  He was later employed with Operating Engineers #37.

He was an avid fan of NASCAR, a member of Early Editions Street Rodders and charter member of Haystack Mountain Sportsmen’s Club.

Bill liked things simple.  He had a caring, generous spirit, and anyone who gave him a chance would have come to know him as a good man.

He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Allan G. McGill and Mary Lou (Eaton) McGill; niece and husband, Dana K. McGill-Peccon and Kevin M. Peccon, of Williamsport, Maryland.

Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 15205 McMullen Hwy SW, Cresaptown, Maryland, on Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A funeral service will immediately follow at 1 p.m.

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