James V. Gillentine, Sr., age 87, passed away on March 27, 2020 with loving family. There will be a private graveside service. Services are under the direction of The Hamil Family Funeral Home at 6449 Buffalo Gap Road.
James was born in Comanche county on February 13, 1933. He graduated from Hico High School and Mt. Vernon Bible College. He married Anna Garvin on April 5, 1953 in Maple, Texas. He was a minister for 60 years.
James was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers and 1 sister. He is survived by his wife, 2 children and their spouses, 1 brother and his wife, 1 brother-in-law, 1 sister-in-law, 4 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Heart Association. There will be a memorial service for James at a later date.
The family first began in the funeral business in 1933. The Hamil's legacy, beginning with the Elliott's to John and Jo Ann Hamil and now continuing with Robert and Karla Hamil, is to serve families in their time of need.