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Joseph Wayne Gillis

May 15, 1955 ~ October 19, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Joseph Gillis Obituary

 Joseph Wayne Gillis passed away at home on October 19, 2023, at the age of 68.

He was born in Cumberland County, NC on May 15, 1955, to the late William and Vernither Gillis. 

He liked Harley Davidson Motorcycles, fishing, relaxing at the river, and going on cruises.

Joseph is survived by his wife of 17 years, Cynthia Gillis; children, Sheila Gillis, Rachel Gillis, Brandi Bruce, and Adam Gillis; two stepdaughters, Karla Beasley (Ricky) and Kari Hogue (Chris); 13 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Ronald (Linda), Billy (Sandy), and Mike, Jr., and one sister, Pam.

A visitation will be held from 5-7 pm on Friday, October 27, 2023 in the Crumpler Funeral Home Chapel. 

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Please send contributions to UNC Children's Hospital. 

Online memorials may be made on the Crumpler Funeral Home Website. 

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October 27, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Crumpler Funeral Home of Raeford
131 Harris Ave.
Raeford, NC 28376


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