VINTON — Kevin E. Gillman, 43, of Vinton, passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016m at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, W.Va.
He was born Dec. 22, 1972, to Clinton E. Gillman and Vickie Lynn Simpson Marcum, both of Vinton.
Kevin was a graduate of Southwestern High School and a former member of the Army National Guard. He loved sports, especially football, playing on many teams throughout his childhood. He played for North Gallia High School until transferring to Southwestern High School and was a faithful fan of the Michigan Wolverines from childhood.
In addition to his parents, Kevin is survived by his stepfather David Marcum; fiancée Gena Griggs, of Eureka, and her son, Dakota, of whom he was very fond. Also surviving are step-brothers Jason (Ruth) Marcum, of Langsville, and Todd (fiancée Stephanie Jones) Marcum, of Middleport; stepsister Jessica (Michael) Oiler, of Langsville; paternal grandmother Hulda Hendricks, of Gallipolis; special aunts and uncles; extended family who he loved dearly; and many cousins who he grew up with thoughout his life who were like brothers and sisters.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Estel Gillman; and maternal grandparents Howard and Bessie Simpson.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, at His Way Community Church, Vinton, with Pastor John O’Brien officiating. Burial will follow in Poplar Ridge Cemetery, Bidwell. Friends may call McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton chapel, between 5-8 p.m. Wednesday. Immediate family may visit at 4 p.m.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.mccoymoore.com. McCoy-Moore is honored to serve Kevin’s family.