Gilliland, Richard L.
APPLETON - Dr. Richard L. Gilliland, age 87, passed away with his wife by his side on Friday, July 2, 2021, at his home in Appleton. He was born in Akron, Ohio, on May 26, 1934, the son of Clyde and Agnes (Syverud) Gilliland.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Karen; son, Michael (Bonnie); daughters, Kellie (fiancé, Perry Paulson) Pagel and Erin (Ron) Resop; two step-daughters, Heather Turner and Angela Dressback; 10 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Tracy; and a grandson, Dustin.
A funeral service will be held at CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3610 Speedway Road, Madison, on Saturday, July 17, at noon. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be made to the Huntington's Disease Society of America, 505 Eighth Ave. / Suite 902, New York, NY 10018.
Please share memories at www.cressfuneralservice.com.
Cress Funeral & Cremation Services
3610 Speedway Road, Madison