… God himself will be with them … and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes. ... There shalt be no more pain … Behold I make all things new. Rev. 21: 3-5
Andrew Victor Gilliam, age 39, 390 Ducktown Road, Limestone, went to be with the Lord Saturday, April 19, 2014, at his residence.
Andrew was the son of Candace Hutton and husband, Charlie, Kingsport, and Randy Gilliam and wife, Della, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Shirley Gilliam; and brother-in-law, Lee Dobbs.
Andrew graduated from Tennessee Technology Center in Elizabethton with a degree in Heat Pump Service Technology. He was the owner/operator of Rocket Air along with his son, Cody Gilliam.
Andrew was a loving husband, father, son, brother uncle, cousin, son-in-law and brother-in-law.
He loved playing the guitar, watching TV, writing poetry and loving on his pug, Pixie. She was his buddy.
In addition to his parents, Andrew is survived by his wife of 17 years, Julie Eastep Gilliam, of the home; son, Cody Andrew Gilliam, of the home; father and mother in-law, Sammy and Arleen Ross Eastep, Limestone; paternal grandfather, Wallace Gilliam; maternal grandparents, Victor and Betty Friend; three brothers, Matt Gilliam, of Kingsport, Josh Gilliam and fiancé, Brianne, of Telford, and Isaac Gilliam, of Bluefield, West Virginia; four sisters, Emilee Dobbs, of Kentucky, Sarah Flanagan and husband, Jon, of Kingsport, Amanda Milhorn and husband, Bo, of Jonesborough, and Hannah Gilliam, of Jonesborough; step brother, David Dixon; step sister, Beth Treadway and husband, Randall; sister-in-law, Shandon Eastep Morrison and husband, Chad; nephews and nieces; Jordan Dobbs, Hayden Dobbs and Walker Dobbs, Taylor and Victoria Flanagan, Roxy Morrison, Zoey Gilliam, Breanna, Maddie and Addie Treadway.
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 PM Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Alan Buckles.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM prior to the service. Honorary pallbearers will be Jon Flanagan, Matt Gilliam, Isaac Gilliam, Bo Milhorn, Randal Treadway, Josh Gilliam and Chad Morrison.
Condolences may be sent to the Gilliam family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821