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Amory- Donald W. Gilliard, 63, passed away on Saturday, February 05, 2022 at the NMMC. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and was a member of Magnolia Car Club, Friday Morning Cruisers, Cruisin the Coast and he was an avid animal lover. Don loved his family get togethers, making cookies, making gingerbread houses with his grandchildren. He loved to tell all of us what, we should do and how do it.
Funeral services will be @ Waters Funeral Home on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 2:00 p. m. with Pastor Derric Morrison officiating.
He is survived by his wife, Gail Patterson Gilliard of Amory; daughters, Melissa Dunn (Heath) of Tremont, Stephanie Madrid of Amory and LeAnne Harmon of Saltillo; sisters, Nancy Markish of Texas, Victoria Winford of Hattiesburg, MS, Jackie Zurowski of Colorado and Bonnie Ayers of Nazareth, PA; brothers, Glenn Gilliard of Long Beach, MS and Jeffery Ayers of North Hampton, PA; (15) grandchildren and (3) great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Warnie and Carolyn Lewis Gilliard; son, Donald W. Gilliard II.
Visitation will be Saturday from 1:00 p. m. until service time @ 2:00 p. m.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family @www.watersfuneralservice.com