Michael L. Gillam

Michael L. Gillan Dec. 1, 1958 - July 5, 2014 SOUTH BEND - Michael L Gillam, 55, passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 in St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. Mike was born December 1, 1958 in South Bend to the late Ace Gillam and De Lartic Suggs. Survivors of Mike include his wife Cassondra Gillam; daughters; April Gillam, Casherelle Gillam, Latifah Gillam; sons Michael Gillam Jr., Tony Gillam, Brian Michael Gillam, step-son, Dominic Dynak; Kanisha Dillard, Christianne Kinslow, Denzale Dillard; his former wife Debra Gillam and their children. Arie's Gillam, Clarissa Caston, La Toya (Bobby) Brunson, Charda Davis; his grandmother, Sylvia Suggs who is 102 years old; sisters, Michelle (Bill Crockett) Suggs, Deborah Ann Gillam, Brenda Holt, Rosemary (Bill) Gillam, Emma Gillam, and Ore Lewis, Sharon Caston; brothers, Bobby (Yolanda) Suggs, Rodney Gillam, Larry Gillam, Lee Lewis, and Kenneth Gillam, Larry Holt, and Jerry Holt; mother-in-law, Jackie (Mando Higuera) Lowery, and father-in-law, Isaac Segers; many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family. Mike was a self- employed mechanic. He enjoyed working and collecting cars, fishing, and traveling with his children. Most of all he loved spending time with his family especially family Barbecues. Visitation for Michael will be 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Sunday, July 13, 2014 in ST. JOSEPH FUNERAL HOME, 824 S. Mayflower Rd. where a Time of Remembrance led by Rev. Tina Crockett will take place at 4:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Monday, July 14, 2014 in St. Adalbert Catholic Church with viewing in church from 9:30am until the time of service. Condolences for the family may be made at www.sjfh.net.

Funeral Home

St. Joseph Funeral Home – Mayflower Road
(574) 288-4685

Published in South Bend Tribune on July 12, 2014