Don Gilliam, age 85, of Woodstock, GA, passed away on Saturday, July 11, 2020. On October 21, 1934, Mr. Gilliam was born in Mineral Bluff, GA, to the late Charles Gilliam and the late Edith Mae Cloer Gilliam. He graduated from East Fannin High School in 1956 and was a retired railroad engineer with CSX and enjoyed working in his vegetable garden in his spare time. Don was preceded in death by his father, Charles Gilliam, mother, Edith Mae Cloer Gilliam, wife, Carolyn Joyce Nickless Gilliam, and brother, T.J. Gilliam.
Survivors include his daughters, Brenda Carter and Tracey (Ray) Ellington, son, Richard (Janet) Armstrong, sister, Reathal Lockett, brother, Bill Gilliam, grandchildren, Alyson Carter, Heather Carter, Adam Armstrong, and Alex Armstrong, great-grandchildren, Adam Armstrong and Grace Armstrong.
Funeral services: Monday, July 13, 2020, at 3:00 pm at the Henry-Cochran Funeral.Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Salem Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA, Monday, July 13, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm.
The arrangements of Mr. Don Gilliam entrusted to the Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.