Gordon Reade-Hill, 25, attended UNCW

Gordon Reade-Hill

WILMINGTON — Gordon Reade-Hill, 25, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly Monday, March 8, 2021.

Gordon left a lasting impression with many people during his lifetime. His witty sense of humor and unique way of experiencing life are why he was loved by so many. Most importantly, he was a loving and devoted husband to his high school sweetheart, Kristen Reade-Hill.

Gordon was born Feb. 19, 1996, in Walnut Creek, California, to Sheri Burris Dickson and Michael Reade-Hill. He spent most of life in North Carolina, with the love and support of his wife, Kristen Reade-Hill; mother and stepfather, Sheri and Monte Dickson; and father and stepmother, Michael Reade-Hill and Carmela Colombo.

Gordon was attending the University of North Carolina Wilmington and pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Sport Leadership and Tourism Management. He loved nature and parks and had aspirations of working in the National Park System. Gordon’s favorite hobbies included playing guitar, disc golf and Monopoly, as well as spending time at the beach and hiking trails. He loved caring for their two dogs, Luna and Bowser; and cat, Gibson.

A private memorial will be held Saturday, March 13, off the shore of Carolina Beach. The family is planning a celebration of life in the Cary area Saturday, March 20, with more details to follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made toward a legacy park bench and tree by clicking here.

Share online condolences with the family at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

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