Gil Barkley, 65, passed on Saturday, May 26, 2018 in Sacramento, California. He was born May 15, 1953 to Marion Barkley, Sr. and Muriel Barkley (Washington) in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Gil enjoyed shopping, entertaining, and being the life of the party. His smile could brighten the dimmest of rooms, and the sparkle in his eyes will truly be missed.
He is survived by his brother Marion Barkley, Jr. (Port St. Lucie, FL); sister Altamease Barkley (Riverdale, GA); sister Cynthia Barkley (Lithonia, GA); sister Sheila Milton (Tallahassee, FL); nephew Marvin Akien (Tucker, GA); nephew Michael Akien (Decatur, GA); niece Andrea Jolly (Lithonia, GA); niece Alyssa Milton (Orlando, FL); nephew Travis Milton (Stamford, CT); niece Donna Faye Douglas (Atlanta, GA); nephew Craig Douglas (Atlanta, GA), niece Tracy Priester (Atlanta, GA); dear friend Anthony “Ted” Felder, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Gil was preceded in death by his parents and brother Robert L. Barkley.