Mr. Lowell Stephen “Gingerboy” McGill, Sr.

March 12, 2019

Mr. Lowell Stephen “Gingerboy” McGill, Sr., age 84, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019 in Atmore, Alabama.

Mr. McGill was a native of Perdido, AL and had resided in Atmore, AL for the past 62 years. He worked at WATM as a D.J, worked for FEMA, was the voice of Atmore Blue Devils, taught school at Bratt, Century, FL and McCullough, was Principal at McCullough, founder of Tri City Ledger and the Atmore News, writer for Atmore Advance and his weekly ending quote was, “It always whisper to me those days of long ago”. He loved old cowboy pictures, big bands, coached Little League Baseball, supported his sons in their ball playing and was a member of the Brook’s Memorial Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents, Reese and Ruth McGill.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Ouida Troutman McGill of Atmore, AL; three sons, Lowell Stephen “Steve” (Janet) McGill, Jr. of Atmore, AL, Mark (Suzanne) McGill of Atmore, AL and Bryan Wade (Farrah) McGill of Atmore, AL; three sisters, Glennes McGill Hadley of Perdido, AL, Patricia “Princess” (Dale) Cooper of Atmore, AL and Diane McGill Weaver of Silverhill, AL; six grandchildren, Whitney Maholovich, Jordan Jones, Amanda Strawbridge, Haden McGill, Rease McGill and Wade McGill and four great grandchildren, Grady Jones, Will Strawbridge, Corbin Strawbridge and Thatcher McGill.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 3:00 PM at the Brooks Memorial Baptist Church with Rev. James Boyd officiating.

Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 12, 2019 from 1:00 PM until service time at 3:00 PM at the Brooks Memorial Baptist Church.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Strawbridge, Haden McGill, Jacob Maholovich, Lewis Jones, Ray Chasez and Marion Cooper.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Aubrey Teal, Hugh Long, Ellie Bailey, Wesley Hughes, Forest Jones and VFW.


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