Gary J. Gillis


Passed: Sunday, May 11, 2014
Funeral: Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Age: 69
Location: Greer, SC

Gary James Gillis, 69, of Greer, widower of Mary Jo Strasser Gillis, died May 11, 2014 at Pelham Medical Center.

A native of El Paso, TX, he was raised in Hialeah, FL, resident of Greer since 1983. He was a son of the late Edward George Gillis and a retired employee of Stevens Aviation.


Surviving are his mother, Shirley Kissinger Gillis; two daughters, Anne Marie Burgess and Tammy Raque; two sons, Joseph and John Gillis, all of Greer; a brother, Glenn Gillis of Nashville, TN; a sister, Casey Gillis of Indian Trail, NC; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services:

Graveside services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Wood Memorial Park, conducted by Rev. Tim Huckaby.

Memorials may be made to the Cancer Society of Greenville County, 113 Mills Avenue, Greenville, SC 29605.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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