Joseph Gilliard ROCK HILL, SC - Mr. Joseph Gilliard passed away on Friday, May 10, 2013 at home. The funeral service will be 1pm Saturday at Mt. Hebron Baptist Church, with the Rev. Larry L. Robertson, officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery. A native of James Island, SC, he was the son of the late Lovie Ann Davis and Albert Gilliard. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served in New Guinea and the Philippines during World War II. He was retired from Duke Power. Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Smith (Ronald) of Chester, SC and Eva Chisolm (Jay) of Brooklyn, NY; one son, Joseph Gilliard (Jamye) of Clarksville, TN; a foster daughter, Monica Patton of Rock Hill; 9 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; three nieces, Zetta Evans of Monks Corner, SC, Lynn Soriano and Thelma Whaley, both of James Island, SC; and a host of other relatives and friends of James Island, SC and Rock Hill, SC. Mr. Gilliard may be viewed from 6-7:30pm Friday at Robinson Funeral Home. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston
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Published in Charleston Post & Courier on May 16, 2013