The Life Book of Roderick C. Gill (Scooter) was opened when he was born to Lakesha Gill and Roderick Flournoy on November 12, 2001 in Minden, Louisiana. Roderick was reared by his godmother Rose Fuller. Roderick accepted and believed in Christ. He attended Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Billie J. Hawkins.
Roderick received his formal education through the Webster Parish School System. He was an exceptional student who touched the hearts of each and every person he came in contact with. He was a member of the Minden Crimson Tide Football Team and was a member of the Senior class of 2021.
Roderick’s life was the influence of a beautiful rose, and his influence will forever live on through those lives he touched. He was a very loving, energetic young man, who touched many lives and melted the hearts of each and every individual he came in contact with on a daily basis. He had a heart of gold and a humble spirit. He loved his family and friends. There wasn’t a day that went by where he wasn’t expressing or verbalizing his loved and affection towards his family.
His final chapter was closed on Sunday, May 31, 2020, at approximately 10:45 P.M. at Minden Medical Center. God dispatched Heavenly Angels amidst celestial fireworks and granted Holy Independence to his faithful servant. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, his maternal great grandparents and his paternal great grandfather.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories his parents: Lakesha Gill (Delloranzo) of Heflin, La; Roderick Flournoy of Dallas, Tx; God mother: Rose Fuller of Minden, La; three sisters: Metosha Gill, My’Equanek Gill, Breaundrick Moore all of Minden, La; one brother: De’ Audrick Gill of Minden, La; maternal grandmother: Chantay Harris of Minden, La; paternal grandmother: Gretchen Flournoy of Minden, La; paternal great grandmother: Mattie Flournoy of Minden, La; one nephew: La’Braylen Harper of Minden, La; two nieces: Heavenly Gill and A’siah Harrison both of Minden, La; Aunts: Shereka Harris, Ashley Bailey, Tamia Bailey, Keshia McGlothen, Tomika Dixon all of Minden, La; Uncles: Tyrone Gill of Irving, Tx, and Detavious Elkins of Minden, La; God Sisters: RoLonda Stanley-Allen (Taras) and Stephanie McClinton both of Minden, La, Chaunda Wilson of Blanchard, La; God Brothers: Tommie B. Fuller, Jr. of Killen, Tx, and LaCarlus Fuller of Minden, La; and a host of other relatives and friends.