Mr. Billy DeWayne Gillilan, age 83 of Manor House, Boaz Alabama, died on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at Marshall Medical Center North.
Graveside service will be held on Sunday, December 19, 2021, at Two o’clock p.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery with Bishop Steve Clevenger and Bishop Michael Knight officiating. There will not be a formal visitation.
Mr. Gillilan was born in Union Grove, Alabama on August 19, 1938, to Jay & Pauline Gillilan. He was married to the love of his life the former Laura Murray for 66 years. He was a retired tire company salesman, insurance salesman and minister of music.
Mr. Gillilan is survived by his Wife: Laura Murray Gillilan of Boaz, Sons & Daughters-in-Law: Jamie D. & Malana Gillilan of Boaz and Kevin L. & Naomi Gillilan of Montana, Daughter & Son-in-Law: Penelope J. & Steve Clevenger of Missouri, 8 Grandchildren, 7 Great Grandchildren, Brother & Sisters-in-Law: Marlin & Gina Gillilan of Boaz and Charlene Gillilan of Boaz, Sisters & Brother-in-Law: Bobbie Gillilan Bearden and Meglinda & Richard Price all of Boaz. Special Friends: Robert & Vera Roberson, R. C. Busha and Chuck Diamond. He was preceded in death by his Parents: Jay & Pauline Gillilan, Brother: Myron Gillilan and Brother-in-Law: Charles Bearden.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to American Cancer Society or to the family.