Mr. Bobby Ray Gilliland

Mr. Bobby Ray Gilliland

Born September 21, 1942. Died May 26, 2021.
Resided in Summerville, GA

Mr. Bobby Ray Gilliland, age 78, of Summerville, GA, died Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at his residence.

Mr. Gilliland was born September 21, 1942, in Lyerly, GA, son of the late Ray Livingston and Lerlene Pickle Gilliland.  He was a member of United by Faith Baptist Church, and prior to his retirement, was employed with the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department.  Mr. Gilliland was also a veteran of the United States Navy and was a member of the Lyerly Lodge # 338, F&AM as well as the Chattooga Shrine Club.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Jane Edwards and Ann Fowler; and a grandson, Jacob Gilliland.

Survivors include his wife, Deviah Holloway Gilliland; sons, Lamar (Marjorie) Gilliland, Kevin (Holley) Gilliland, and Bobby Ray Gilliland, Jr.; brother, Wayne Gilliland; sister, Margaret Ray; grandchildren, Jamie Gentry and Logan Gilliland.

Funeral services for Mr. Gilliland will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 29, 2021, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Barry Brown officiating.  Interment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens.  Active pallbearers will be Ted Edwards, Jr., David Edwards, Thomas Edwards, Wayne Fowler, Billy Gilliland, Chance Gilliland, Jason Gilliland, and Logan Gilliland.  Honorary pallbearers will be the members and retirees of the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department and the members of Lyerly Lodge # 338 F&AM and the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department.

Mr. Gilliland will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Friday, May 28, 2021.

The Gilliland family, along with the staff of Mason Funeral Home remind anyone in attendance to keep in mind the current guidelines and restrictions for the COVID pandemic set forth by the C.D.C. as it pertains to social gatherings limitations including social distancing, gathering limits, and face masks.

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Arrangements are provided by Mason Funeral Home- Summerville, GA.

Mason Funeral Home Chapel