Photo courtesy of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home & Crematory

Benjamin Gilliatt

Age 71

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Dear Ben

We are going to miss your calls for each and every birthday, anniversary.

Love you

We just found out today when my father Domingo Stern tried to send Ben an e-card for his Birthday. We will miss you very much and remember your great company and cheerfulness, your wonderful cooking, your crazy sense of humor and the adventures in the Alfa Romeo convertible in Geneva. You are an inspiration for overcoming any disability.

We love you dearly,
The Stern Family

So sorry to hear of the lost of such a great customer. Always a pleasure to work with Ben.

Ben will always be remembered as a kind and gentle man. He would give the shirt off his back. No matter what time of the day it was he always had an ear to listen to you.

So sorry to hear the news. Many fond memories of times with Ben in Geneva. Always a class act.

Always the international man of mystery, Ben was a good man, generous of time and spirit. He could talk the ears off a brass rabbit.

Our deepest condolences to Ben's family and friends. He will be greatly missed.
Our thoughts are with you all.
Rob Cannon and Alice Vowles

To Ben's family,
Many thanks for sharing Ben with us here in Geneva. A good friend, a great softball umpire, and many good memories. Peace to you all.

Ben will never be forgotten, but always remembered kindly by those who knew him.


Benjamin's Obituary

Benjamin Robert Gilliatt, 71, passed away on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at home. Born in Cleveland County, he was the son of the late Cecil Lee Gilliatt, Sr. and Rosalynd Nix Gilliatt. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Hattie Nix Gilliatt. Ben graduated Shelby High School in 1960...

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