John Charles Gilman
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John passed away at the age of 64 on Wednesday April 3, 2013 surrounded by peace and love. Born December 22, 1948 in Long Beach California to Ester Nadine Rodgers and James Wilson Gilman. Survived by his best friend and doting wife of 41 years Jean Ruth Gilman, and his children John Albert Gilman and Julie Anna, his five cherished grandchildren Johnny, Kyle, Miranda, Alexandra, Samantha, and one Great Grandson Ryker John, and his puppy Abby Rose. John served in the U.S. Army in Viet Nam receiving a Purple Heart, loyal provider and talented knife maker. John enjoyed relaxing in his chair watching a Raider game and afternoon naps, his nightly nanners, fishing on the boat, an In-n-Out burger and malt, and picked up later strumming the guitar. John valued family time and life to the fullest. John had a contagious laugh and will be missed by all. A celebration of life service will be held Saturday April 13, 2013 at 11:00 am at Mountain View Mortuary 425 Stroker Ave, Reno NV for friends and family.
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Apr. 10, 2013