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James Harold "Jim" Gilman

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Gilman James Harold "Jim" Gilman, 54, of Delaware, passed away unexpectedly Thursday evening, June 15, 2017 at his residence. He was born November 27, 1962 in Columbus, Ohio to Harold and Rosa (Jenkins) Gilman and graduated from Northland High School in 1981. He later proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force. Artistically inclined, Jim enjoyed working on cars, woodworking and throwing darts. He also enjoyed gardening and was an excellent cook. Left to cherish his memory is his children, Tara, Jordan and Shelby Gilman of Columbus; his mother, Rosa Gilman of Lewis Center; sister, Sherri Peters of Delaware; nephew, Brandon Peters of Delaware; and his feline companion, Sweet Pea; aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends also survive. Jim was preceded in death by his father Harold and his wife Barbara K. Gilman. A memorial gathering will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the SNYDER RODMAN FUNERAL CENTER, 101 Valleyside Drive (formerly 1510 W. William Street), Delaware, where celebration of life service will follow at 1 p.m. with Jim's cousin, Mark Easterling officiating. The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve the Gilman family. To share a fond memory of Jim or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com


Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 19, 2017
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