George Wilson Gillock, 89, of Taylorville, passed away at 11:54 a.m. Thursday, August 30, 2012 at Taylorville Care Center.
He was born December 17, 1922 in Owaneco, IL, the son of George Hershel and Bessie Matthew Todd Gillock. He married Marjorie Pauline Cordray on November 1, 1946 in Pocahontas, AK. He was retired from the Christian County Assessor office. He was a member of the Lions Club, Mt. Auburn Fire Department, American Legion, Moose Club, Mt. Auburn Methodist Church and was a WWII Veteran U.S. Army-Sgt. He owned and operated Standard Filling Station in Mt. Auburn, managed Mt. Auburn Grain Co. and was a former real estate agent. He enjoyed playing cards, Bingo, fishing, and spending time with his grandkids.
Surviving are his sons, George David (Beverly) Gillock of North Ridgeville, OH and Joseph H. (Barbara) Gillock of Mt. Auburn; daughters, Jacqueline S. Thomas of Taylorville and Teresa A. (Jon) Andersen of Albert Lea, MN; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sister, Lucille Rock of FL; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded by his wife, parents, one brother and three sisters.
Visitation will be Monday, September 3, 2012 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, with burial in Mt. Auburn Cemetery with graveside military rites. Pastor Robert Cook will officiate.
Funeral services for George Wilson Gillock, 89, of Taylorville, were held Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, with burial at Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Pastor Robert Cook officiated the service.
Casket bearers were John Habing, Jon Carter, Bill Patton, Kenneth Thomas III, Patrick Quinlan and Jon Andersen.
Honorary bearers were Erin Gillock, Erica Powers, Melissa Habing, Alison Gates, Kimberly Carter, Emily Green, Noelle Patton, Sabrina Andersen, Alex Gillock, Shane Moore, Charlie Gillock, Richard Thomas, Kristen Gillock and Aleah Gillock.