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Rev. Dr. C. Hershel Gammill Obituary

Rev. Dr. C. Hershel  Gammill
Gammill, Rev. Dr. C. Hershel

October 16, 1942 - September 10, 2017
Born in Meadville, Mississippi
Resided in Canton, Ohio


Rev. Dr. C. Herschel Gammill, age 74 was born on October 16, 1942 in Meadville, Mississippi.
On Sunday night, September 10th 2017, Dr. C. Herschel Gammill, who was a Bishop, a life coach, an entrepreneur, an author and an amazing father, finished his work here on earth and took a new assignment in the presence of the Lord! One of the most gifted, compassionate, determined men, quietly & peacefully slipped out of his earth suit and the earthly put on the heavenly! The man that taught his family how to live and how to die and showed them love every day kept the faith in Jesus Christ and fought the good fight. Dad entered a freedom and a glory that has no earthly comparison. He then handed his children a baton called legacy and entrusted his family, his ministry and his work into their hands. Over 58 years of ministry, he planted seven churches and sent out hundreds of spiritual sons & daughters that have planted churches and ministries. The last church that he & his wife Gail planted was Cathedral of Life Ministries in Canton, Ohio, as well as co-founding and building The Inn at Belden Village, an assisted-living development on the church campus. Dad preached in Africa, India, Europe, Asia, North and South America and the Islands. A special thank you goes out to the exceptional compassionate care of the staff of the Inn at Belden Village and in the final hours Crossroads Hospice.
He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Rev A.D. Gammill Sr. & Maudie Bell Whittington Gammill; grand-baby Jordan Reed
He is survived by his faithful wife of 55 years Gail Gammill; son, Dana (Nan) Gammill; daughter, Deana Reed; grandchildren; Michael (Jacee) Gammill, Allison (Hunter) Fowler, Blake Gammill; great-grandchildren, Isabella Fowler and baby Elizabeth Fowler will be born soon; brothers; Proby (Lucille) Gammill, Billy (Sandy) Gammill, Rev A.D. (Diane) Gammill Jr.; beloved canine companion, Dixie and many loving nieces & nephews and extended family members as well as a loving church family.
Home-going Celebration at 12 noon on Saturday, September 23rd 2017 at Trinity Gospel Temple 1612 Tuscarawas St W, Canton, OH 44708.
We will celebrate his reassignment with calling hours on Friday, Sept 22 from 4-7pm as well as one hour prior to the service on Saturday from 11am-12 noon all at Trinity Gospel Temple. To sign the online guestbook and share condolences please visit


At The Church
Friday, September 22, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturday, September 23, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Trinity Gospel Temple
1612 Tuscarawas Street West
Canton, OH US 44708
Saturday, September 23, 2017
12:00 PM




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