Jonathan E. Gille, Jr.

Whittemore, Michigan
January 13, 1990 - December 25, 2018


Monday, December 31, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Service Location

Buresh Funeral Home-Hale


1:00 PM, Monday, December 31, 2018

Obituary Notice

Jonathan E. Gille, Jr., age 28, of Whittemore, MI passed away suddenly at his home on Tuesday, December 25, 2018. He was born on January 13, 1990 in Murphysboro, IL to Jonathan & Lisa (Leverett) Gille. He was always hard working. He was a family oriented man who was fun loving and always had a smile. John was a true outdoorsman and was always down to go fishing. He excelled at what he did and he made other people happy. This is why his death is surprising to some. John was a strong friend. He was always happy and cheering his friends and family on with a smile.

John is survived by his sons, Carter & Johnny Gille; grandmother, Lorri Gray of Whittemore; great grandmother, Lois Thompson of Whittemore; parents, Jonathan Gille, Sr. & Lisa Houser of IL; brother, Justin (Samantha) Leverett of Grand Ledge; sister, Katlin (Titus) Farlow of IL; aunts, Ame (Daniel) Dues of Munger, Debi (Dirk) DeCoster of Fairgrove; uncle, Richard Leverett of FL and several nieces & nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, T. J. Gille; great grandfathers, Dale Thompson, Richard McIsaac; grandfather, Richard Leverett.

Visitation will take place on Monday, December 31, 2018 from 10:00 am until the time of the service at 1:00 pm with Pastor Keith Misany officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made to the family at


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family


Your forever in our hearts. Our boys will forever cary you in their hearts. Please guide them through this tough time, and continue to watch over them. You were a great dad and an amazing friend to many. You always made others happiness a priority. Forever and always in our hearts.
So sorry Lori. I remember him when he came to live with you. He was so little. You did good by him. I’m praying God will grant you and the family comfort.
— Shirley gray
We send love and prayers Carter,Johnny and Tiffany and of all of Johns family. We are so truly sorry for your loss. We wish there was something that could help you all in your time of sorrow. Just know you are all loved. God bless.
— The Smallwood Family
I'm just awe struck. This is a real shocker for me. He was definitely one of my stronger friends. His passing has left many aching hearts. Till we meet again brother r.i.p. john. My condolences to his family. Sorry for your loss.
— Kevin barber
So sorry John was always nice my prayers are with you
— Stephanie Creager
My heart goes out to the Lorri, Lois, his boys Carter and Johnny and the rest of the family, he loved you all very much and made sure everyine knew it. John was a good friend with an amazing soul, I am going to miss our fishing and fun adventures immensely. Although I am out of state and will not be able to pay my respects please know I am with you in spirt and praying for you all during this difficult time.
— Amy Colvin
To Jonathan's family & friends,
I am so very sorry to read about your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that our heavenly Father truly loves you and cares about what you are going through. He will give you the strength needed to cope during this difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4
— M Powell

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