George Gillard Jr.
December 10, 1935 - June 15, 2022
George Gillard, Jr., 86, of Farlington, died at 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at his residence.
George was born December 10, 1935 in Pittsburg, Kansas, a son of George and Margaret (Boggio) Gillard. He grew up in Girard and graduated from Girard High School in 1954. He attended college in Jackson County, Missouri and electronic school before serving an apprenticeship for 5 years.
George married Beverly J. Pile on September 2, 1955 in the First Christian Church in Girard. Beverly survives of the home.
George was a member of the Plumber’s Local # 8 and served as vice president of Paragon Energy in Kansas City and he was a key factor in Environmental System Testing before retiring in 1994.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Stillwell, Kansas and a 60 year member in good standing of the Masonic Lodge No 444 in Stanley, Kansas.
George enjoyed his family and all the family activities, his friends, camping, fishing, building, and repairing anything.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, Beverly, of the home, are his sons, George Gillard, and his wife, Tracey, of Farlington, Mark Gillard of Drexel, Missouri, Michael Gillard, and his wife, Kathy, of Stillwell, and Gary Weimer, and his wife, Susan, of Peculiar, Missouri; his grandchildren, Courtney, Nathan, Jessica, Andy, Austin, Ericka, and Ashley; 16 great-grandchildren; his brother, Dennis “Big” Gillard, and his wife, Gail, of Girard.
George was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter-in-law, Kimberly Gillard, on May 27, 2022; his brother, Donnis “Little” Gillard and an infant brother, Billy Gillard; his sister, Wilma Twarog.
Memorial services will be held at a later date in the United Methodist Church in Stillwell and burial will be in the Girard Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church in Stillwell, Kansas
Condolences may be sent to www.wallfuneralservices.com
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