George Wilson Gillock, 89, of Taylorville, passed away August 30, 2012 at 11:54am at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville. He was born December 17, 1922 in Owaneco, IL., the son of George Hershel and Bessie Matthew Todd Gillock. He married Marjorie Pauling Cordray in november, 1946 in Pocahontas, AK. He was retired from Christian County Assessor office, owned and operated Standard Filling Station in Mt. Auburn, managed Mt. Auburn Grain Co. and was a former real estate agent. He was a member of Lions Club, Mt. Auburn Fire Dept., American Legion, Moose Club, Mt. Auburn Methodist Church and WWII Veteran U S Army Sgt.
He is survived by sons; George David (Beverly) Gillock of North Ridgeville, OH., 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, 2 great-great grandchildren; sister, Lucille Rock of FL. and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, one brother and 3 sisters.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 11:00am at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Robert Cook officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery with military graveside rites. Visitation will be Monday, September 3, 2012 from 5-8pm at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Sign on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association Saint Louis, MO Office 10820 Sunset Office Drive Suite 220 Saint Louis, MO 63127.