In his younger years he enjoyed spending time with his family while hunting and fishing.
Mr. Gilliam is preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Gilliam; sister, Sherry Gilliam; grandfathers, Frances Stephens, Houston Gilliam and Robert Lewis.
He is survived by his father and step-mom, Charles (Gail) Gilliam of Estill Springs; brothers, Steve (Brandy) Gilliam of Estill Springs, Bradley (Courtney) Gilliam of Winchester; sister, Joy (Jody) Cantreal of Knoxville; 2 nieces, 2 nephews; grandmothers, Jean Stephens of Winchester, Nancy Louis Lewis of Estill Springs; a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral service will be conducted Friday, August 10, 2012 at 2pm from the chapel of Watson-North Funeral Home.
Interment will follow in Watson-North Memorial Park with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 9, 2012 from 6-8pm from Watson-North Funeral Home.
Watson-North Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.