On May 7, 2019, David Gill McNay passed away at home after a lingering illness.
Gill, as he was known, was a life long resident of Ely, Nevada. He was born on February 15, 1942 in Ely to Lillian and Gerald McNay. He attended Ruth Grade School and was a graduate of White Pine High School. He attended Henegars Business School in Salt Lake City, Utah and served in the U.S Army from January 1964 to February 1966.
Gill met Jane Zimmerman of Lehi, Utah and they were married on April 17, 1964. They were married 55 years.
Gill was employed by Western Electric in Las Vegas, but wanted to return to Ely and got a job at Harvey W. Young Company and was the parts manager there. He was employed at the Ely Daily Times as a printer until his retirement.
Gill is survived by his wife, Jane, sons; Rick (Patricia) McNay and Kelly McNay. Grandchildren; Kristi (Michael) Shillito, Kody McNay, Ashley McNay, and Makayla McNay, four great-grandchildren; Koby McNay, Paisley Shillito, Bryson Regusci and Braydon McNay, plus numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his sisters; Elaine Cazier and Geri (Wayne) Cameron and his little dog Daisey.
Gill enjoyed going on rides, spending time with his family. He loved his grandchildren and spent every moment he could with them.
A memorial is being planned at a later date to honor Gill. He will be missed.