Carl Gilliland, age 81, of Cerulean, KY, passed away at 2:20 PM on Friday, September 20, 2019, at Christian Health Center of natural causes. Funeral Services will be at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home with Brother P.J. Hicks officiating and burial to follow in Joiner’s Chapel Cemetery in Trigg County. Visitation will be from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Monday, September 23, 2019, at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home.
Mr. Gilliland was born in Christian County, KY, on August 1, 1938, to the late Garland Gilliland and Bessie Parrish. He was a farmer and worked and managed Perdue Woodwork for 19 years. He was a member of Hopkinsville Church of Christ. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by one son, Butch Shelton.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Marilyn Morris Gilliland of Cerulean; his two sons, Justin Gilliland his wife Janice of Lafayette, David Shelton and his wife SeongShil of Hopkinsville; his two daughters Judy Gilliland of Hopkinsville, Debi Sewell and her husband Ronnie of Hopkinsville; one sister Irene Wade of Hopkinsville; three grandchildren Ashley Shelton, Emily Shelton, and Chad Gilliland.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in his honor to the American Alzheimer’s Association 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.