Whitesburg KY

Paul Gilliam, 65, succumbs

Paul Eugene Gilliam, 65, of Mayking, died October 6 at Pikeville Medical Center.

He was a son of the late Willard and Belvia Holbrook Gilliam, and was also preceded in death by a son, Chad Gilliam; a brother, Ronnie Gilliam; and a sister, Ruth Holbrook.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Cook Gilliam; a son, Michael Gilliam of Mayking; a daughter, Paula Schumar of Florida; two brothers, Roger Gilliam of Premium and David Gilliam of Dry Fork; five sisters, Betty Laughlin of Letcher County, Shirley Gilliam and Nellie Gilliam, both of of London, Elinda Biggs of Premium, and Diana Caudill of Mayking; six grandchildren, Caleb Gilliam, Justin Gilliam, Mikayla Gilliam, Gabriel Gilliam, Aaron Damron and Steven Damron; and two great-grandchildren, Cooper Gilliam and Aryanna Gilliam.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Letcher Funeral Home.

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