William Edward Gilliam, Jr., 57, of Hopedale, passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2022 after a short battle with cancer. He was born February 10, 1965 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late William E. and Virginia B. Everhart Gilliam, Sr.
Bill recently drove water truck for Select Energy Services for the last 7 years and Laurel Valley Oil for 23 years. He was a member of the Hopedale Volunteer Fire Department since 1978, served as a Green Township Trustee for 3 terms and served on Hopedale Board of Public Affairs.
Bill is survived by his wife of 32 years, Terri Westfall Gilliam; a son, Clayton Gilliam; a sister, Billena Gilliam of Vancouver, Washington; a brother, Edward Gilliam of Hopedale; 2 brothers-in-law: James Westfall and Ronald (Bonnie) Westfall all of Bloomindale; a sister-in-law, Kimberly (Adam) Sutherland of Wintersville; nieces: Michaela Westfall, Caitlynne Devore, and Emma Westfall; nephews: Austin Devore and Spencer Westfall; and his mother-in-law, Patricia Westfall of Bloomingdale, Ohio.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 from 2-4 and 7-9 and again on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral service at 1:00 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, Cadiz, with Lay Minister Dorman Mader officiating. Burial will follow at Hopedale Cemetery. Fire Department Service will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home.
The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland-barr.com.