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    Wednesday, April 28 2021
    William Howard

    Posted by: Clarke and Staples Funeral Homes AT 03:20 pm   |  Permalink   |  34 Comments  |  Email
    Prayers to the family as they go thru this difficult time.
    Posted by Allan and Nellie Cichorz on 04/30/2021 - 04:40 PM
    May he RIP. Prayers for family and friends.
    Posted by Gayle Stine on 04/30/2021 - 04:40 PM
    Prayers to the family as they go thru this difficult time.
    Posted by Allan and Nellie Cichorz on 04/30/2021 - 04:45 PM
    You are one of the craziest persons I've ever known, mean that in a good way. You were a great friend. My condolences to all the family. I'll see you on the other side brother.
    Posted by Randy Tharpe on 04/30/2021 - 04:49 PM
    We have been around the world and back ! One of my best friends and brother! I love you brother ❤️ RIP 😥😢
    Posted by Harry Lee Williams III ( Mike) on 04/30/2021 - 05:07 PM
    Our deepest sympathy
    Posted by Teresa Holder on 04/30/2021 - 05:34 PM
    Rip bo love u brother
    Posted by Charlie crymes on 04/30/2021 - 05:34 PM
    Another one gone too soon. My deepest condolences to all who loved him. May Heavenly Father help you find peace.
    Posted by Sandra Sanders on 04/30/2021 - 06:14 PM
    Condolences to Wiil's entire family. A special prayer for Jessica & the children. God Bless
    Posted by Alton & Tricia Dalton on 04/30/2021 - 06:45 PM
    I am at a loss for words ,I'll pray for your family
    Posted by Sam chaffin on 04/30/2021 - 07:04 PM
    With deepest sympathy. Our hearts go out to you Jessica, May the good Lord keep you in his care throughout your life. We love you. Steve and Kathy Legat
    Posted by Steve & Kathy Legat on 04/30/2021 - 07:14 PM
    Jessica, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Having Loss Kandy in February my heart knows what you are feeling. Please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Posted by Kay D Bryant on 04/30/2021 - 07:37 PM
    My sympathy is with Will's family and friends.I always enjoyed talking with him when I worked at Kenbridge Supply.
    Posted by NANCY MARSHALL ALDER on 04/30/2021 - 07:38 PM
    He was a good guy and will be missed
    Posted by Lewis Lafoon on 04/30/2021 - 08:09 PM
    Prayers for his family and friends. I am deeply saddened for your loss.
    Posted by Lisa Esposito on 04/30/2021 - 08:48 PM
    To Cathy, Jessica and family. Sending condolences at the loss of Will. No words are appropriate for anything like this. I will keep you all lifted up in prayer. Blessing, hugs and lots of love is sent your way! Jacqueline S. Haskins
    Posted by Jacqueline Haskins on 04/30/2021 - 09:08 PM
    My condolences to the family, Will you will be truly missed.
    Posted by Joy Baskerville on 04/30/2021 - 09:21 PM
    Will was such a nice young man. He will certainly be missed by his friends and family. May the Lord give you comfort and peace at this time.
    Posted by Ronald and Anita Mattox on 04/30/2021 - 09:25 PM
    My deepest sympathies to Will's family & friends. He was such a nice young man & was always pleasant & kind to me. He will certainly be missed by so many.
    Posted by Norma Williams on 04/30/2021 - 09:33 PM
    One of the funniest and friendly person I have ever met.Our thoughts to all of his friends and family.
    Posted by Gary Gress on 04/30/2021 - 09:53 PM
    Will, I didn't know that when I sat on the pull out couch and watch 15 minutes of the masters was the last time I would see you. I will never forget your voice or the fact that the last words we spoke were "Love you, @#$%&@." Rest easy dear friend.
    Posted by Steed Raney on 04/30/2021 - 10:12 PM
    Will was always the life of the party. I am sure he still is. My heart goes out to you guys, Jessica and Riddick. ❤️
    Posted by Maggie Jacobsohn on 04/30/2021 - 10:22 PM
    We are going to miss Will so much.Jessica we will continue prayers for you and your family. Love the Sawyer Family in Indiana
    Posted by carrie ann sawyer on 04/30/2021 - 10:53 PM
    Jessica I am so sorry for your loss. Will ya left us to soon, until we meet again ggg-gone
    Posted by Jerry ( Hog) Carrie,Chris,Crystal Sawyer on 04/30/2021 - 11:05 PM
    A great guy gone to soon. Fly High Will!
    Posted by Jennifer Smith on 05/01/2021 - 12:37 AM
    My deepest sympathy goes out to all of Will's family and friends, especially to his wife and children, to his Mom and Sister. May our loving God give this family peace and comfort as they go thru these next days, weeks and months. Treasure all the memories and know that one day, you all will meet again.
    Posted by Areline (Newcomb) Hazlewood on 05/01/2021 - 09:13 AM
    Will you will be greatly missed Love you very much Helen J. Hendrick
    Posted by Helen Hendrick on 05/01/2021 - 11:12 AM
    We are deeply saddened to hear about Will. We share the heartache felt by all of his Family. Please accept our sincere condolences and know that he and his Family are in our thoughts & prayers.
    Posted by Michael & Debbie Mays on 05/01/2021 - 05:41 PM
    Sending prayers to the family. So sorry for the loss of Will. His spirit will always be watching over all his loved ones.
    Posted by Diane Ashworth on 05/01/2021 - 07:55 PM
    Will it shook me to my core hearing the news from mom. Rest In Peace brother, I'll always cherish our times💔
    Posted by Steven Queensberry on 05/01/2021 - 08:51 PM
    Sorry to hear about Will. He was one of a kind and will surely be missed.
    Posted by Jonathan Holder on 05/02/2021 - 01:49 PM
    To Jessica & Family, We were so saddened to learn of Will's passing. May the Lord give you and your children comfort as you deal with this great loss. Cherish the love that you shared with your husband and the joy of giving Carter a little brother to be his helpmate in this most difficult of times.In Christ's Love, Tony & Cheryl Good (your Dola, Ohio Church Family).💜
    Posted by Cheryl Good on 05/03/2021 - 07:55 AM
    So sad for us here but I know to be absent from the body is to be present with God...praying for your wife and children and family and friends all who knew you to be comforted by the Holy Spirit.
    Posted by Jessica Kidd on 05/03/2021 - 04:54 PM
    Sorry to hear. Heartfelt sympathy to the family.
    Posted by Mike Pettry on 05/06/2021 - 08:07 AM

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    William Howard “Will” Gatling, Jr. , 39, of Victoria, VA joined his father, William  Howard Gatling, in Heaven on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Jessica Gunn Gatling; his sons, Riddick Graham Gatling and Carter Harrison Randolph; his mother, Cathy Shelton Gatling; sister, Jessica Gatling Pearson (Roddy); nieces, Laurie and Connelly Pearson; cousins and many friends. Will was a 1999 graduate of Central High School and earned his Bachelors Degree from Liberty University. Will deeply cared for others; he enjoyed having fun, making people laugh, being outdoors, and spending time with his family, especially Riddick. Graveside funeral services will be held Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 2PM in the Bethel Church Cemetery, Alberta, VA. The family will receive friends, Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 5:30-7:30 PM at the Staples Funeral Home, Victoria and at all other times at his home, 1811 Bragg Rd., Victoria. In lieu of flowers please consider donations, in memory of Will Gatling, to the Victoria Golf Club, P.O Box 1002, Victoria, Va. 23974. Online condolences may be made at: 

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