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David Thomas Gillis

April 30, 1951 ~ July 31, 2018 (age 67)

David Thomas Gillis (67) of Meadowbrook, WV passed away on July, 31, 2018 at Untied Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV. David was born on April 30, 1951 in Clarksburg, WV the son of the Late Thomas and Eva Gillis.

David graduated from Victory High School then served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War after his service he attended Fairmont State College and graduated with a B.S. in Criminal Justice. He was then employed as case manager at the Pruntytown Correctional Facility for over 10 years.  He was a member of the Church of Lord Jesus Christ in Petersburg, WV.

Those left behind to cherish the memory of David are; sister Carolyn Sue Cunningham of Oberlin, OH,  brother Randall Lee Gillis and wife Christine of Bridgeport, WV, four nephews Joe and Kevin Cunningham , Charles and Harold Gillis, niece Cheryl,  and special cousin Boone Gowans of Meadowbrook, WV.

The family will receive friends at Dorsey Funeral Home, 701 South Pike St., Shinnston, WV 26431, on Friday, August 3, 2018 from 11:00am - 1:00pm until time of funeral service at 1:00pm with Pastor Calvin Redman officiating and full Military Honors accorded graveside by the Harrison County Honor Guard and the United States Navy.  Interment will be at WV National Cemetery, Grafton, WV.

Dorsey Funeral Home is honored to assist the Gillis Family.  

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