William Arland Gilham, age 74, passed away at his home on Sunday, September 5, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. William was born on August 14, 1947 to his late parents, Oscar and Sarah Gilham. Mr. Gilham was a Lt. Firefighter and EMT for Fulton County and City of Atlanta for more than 31 years. He will be remembered by all that knew and loved him as being generous, loving, and considerate. He as a man who cherished his wife, his boys, and his grandchildren most of all. After he retired Bill & Charlotte moved to Panama City Beach and enjoyed fishing and spending time with family and friends.
Mr. Gilham is survived by his loving wife, Charlotte Gilham; sons, William (Lisa Ann) Gilham, Kevin (Susan) Gilham, Barry (Kim) Mills; daughter, Amanda (John) Williams; sister, Francis “Sis” (Mike) Brown; sister in-law, Vicky (Art) Henderson; brother, Robert Gilham; step-brother, Buster (Jeanette) Willoughby; grandchildren, Blake Gilham, Pacey Gilham, Blanka Gresham, Ramsey Wagy, Bradley (Katherine) Mills, Anzlie and Chad Vessell, Savannah Robinson, Herron and Megan Robinson, Adam Gilham, Preston Mills, Brody Stucky, Mackenzie Mills, Peyton Robinson; great-grandchildren, Jeremy Vessell, Beckett Mills, Knox Black, Elisabeth Robinson, Emma Gresham, Jess Gresham, Bentley Wagy, and Kayson Owens.
Funeral services for Mr. Gilham will be held at Clark Funeral Home on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 1:00 PM with Brother Keith Stell officiating. The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at the funeral home from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to Gold Shield Foundation-Metro Atlanta.
Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, GA is honored to care for the family during this difficult time.
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