Gary W. Gillum

May 29, 1954 ~ June 10, 2021 (age 67)

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Gary W. Gillum, age 67 of West Carrollton, passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2021 at his home. He was born on May 29, 1954 in Ashland, Kentucky the son of the late Charles C. & Patricia (White) Gillum.

Mr. Gillum was a self–employed Carpenter for many years. Gary loved gardening and was recognized by the City of West Carrollton Beautiful Commission on numerous occasions for his stunning yard.

He is survived by his wife loving wife of 32 years Betty Ruth (Davis) Gillum, 4 children Elizabeth Nicole Jenson and husband Joel, Wade Preston and wife April, Amy Gillum & Charles Gillum, his sister Barbara Everett and husband Joe, several grandchildren including Cory Jenson and wife Samantha, Kyle Jenson, Kara Jenson, Elijah Preston & Wyatt Preston, several great grandchildren including Kennedy Payne, Everly Jenson, Leo Jenson, Scarlet Ruth Jenson, his nieces Lindsey Unger and husband Brad, Christa Lowery and husband Scott, his nephew Robert Schroeder, his “fur babies” Lou Lou and Bobber, as well as numerous other relatives and many friends.

At the request of Mr. Gillum, private services will be held at the Swart Funeral Home, West Carrollton. If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 40 S. Perry St., Dayton, Ohio 45402 in Gary’s memory

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