“If you did not know Scotty McGill, boy you missed it!” Scotty defined words like life, loving, generous, fun, witty, and humorous, but most of all, he had a heart of gold and was loved by all who knew him. Scotty McGill, age 22, of Blue Ridge, passed away on Tuesday March 8, 2005 at his residence. Mr. McGill was a native of Dekalb County and had lived in Blue Ridge for the past five years. He was the owner and operator of Smokey Mountain BBQ in Blue Ridge. Survivors Include: Parents: Donna and Richard Smith, Lawrenceville; Larry and Marsha McGill, Blue Ridge; Siblings: Amanda McGill, Lawrenceville; Larry Lee McGill, Duluth; Karen Gordon, North Carolina; Emmalee Smith, Buford; Michelle Paige, Athens; Elizabeth Brewer, Lilburn; Maternal Grandmother: Margaret Hebestreit, Florida; Paternal Grandparents: Bobby and Faye McGill, Florida; Several other relatives also survive. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 11, 2005 at the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel at 7:00 pm. Visitation will be on Thursday, March 10, 2005 from 6-9 pm. Those desiring to do so may make contributions to the charity of your choice. Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville in charge of arrangements 706-265-3159.