Harold Gilland, 87, died June 22, 2018, at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky. He was born on September 1, 1930, in Lola, Kentucky, to parents Coy Bryant Gilland and Mary Perlina (Davidson) Gilland.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Bonita Belford; two brothers, James and Billy Gilland; and a sister, Rebecca Stallion; two step-sons, Ricky and Kent Carman; and a step-great grandson, Braden Sigler.
Survivors include his wife Christine; three sisters, Pat Wiggins, Dorris Dameron, Lois Millikan; two sons, Harold Gene (Judy) Gilland, and Coy (Arlene) Gilland); a daughter, Mary Lou (Daniel) Locke; three step-daughters, Diane (Robert) Stone, Carol Carman, and Kelly (Bernie) Cowgill), two step-sons, Micky (Bobby Burke) Carman, and Kevin (Cyndi) Carman; nine grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; eleven step-grandchildren; seventeen step-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and many friends.
Arrangements are being conducted by Hardin County Funeral Service at Cox Chapel with public visitation from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, June 25, 2018 The Funeral, beginning at 1:00 p.m. will be officiated by Rev. Charles Bernie Cowgill. Graveside service and interment is to be at the Fluorine Cemetery in Rosiclare, Illinois.