Rufus L. McGill was born August 8, 1933, to Tom McGill and Eulastine Cannister in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. He died Friday January 15, 2021 in Mt. Pleasant.
Rufus attended White Oak Schools in Mt. Pleasant and worked many years in construction. He was a member of the St. Matthew House of Worship, Mt. Pleasant.
He loved farming, gardening, fishing and hunting. He loved his children and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, his wife Pearl Christine McGill, a daughter Anita McGill, his son-in-law Ronald Hargraves, several brothers and sisters.
He leaves to cherish his memories his his sons and two daughters-in-law Rufus and Reginia McGill of Paris, Texas, Darren and Stephnie McGill of Mt. Vernon, Texas; three daughters and two sons-in-law Brenda and J.C. Fountain, Mable and Don Monroe, Fannie Hargraves all of Mt. Vernon, Texas; 25 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; two brothers Louis McGill of Sulphur Springs, Texas, Otis McGill of Denver, CO; three sisters Joella Thorton of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, Clara Harper of Spokane, WA; Lavornia Jean Shine of Dallas, Texas; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
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