Michael David Gilliam, age 40, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011.
Born April 15, 1971 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Gary Lee Gilliam and Kathleen E. Harris and was a graduate of the Cloverdale High School class of 1990.
Michael was a United States Marine Corps veteran, having served for 13 years.
Survivors include his daughter, Kierra Gilliam of Greencastle; parents, Gary Lee Gilliam and wife Caryn Atwood of Cloverdale, and Kathleen Harris of Sanford, Fla.; three brothers, Travis Gilliam and Cody Gilliam, both of Cloverdale, and Thomas Gregg of Carmel.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Greencastle, with Fr. Darvin Winters officiating. Military rites will follow the Mass.
Friends may call 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 11 at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.
Memorial contributions may be made in Michael's memory to the Wounded Warrior Project 4899 Belfort Rd., Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com.