Daniel Robert Gillis
Daniel Robert Gillis
  • December 28, 1952 - January 8, 2018
  • Sealy, Texas

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Daniel "Dan" Robert Gillis born December 28, 1952 in Houston Texas passed from this life Monday January 8, 2018 at his home in Sealy TX. He was 65 years young.

A member of the Carpenter's Local Union 551, Dan was a carpenter, musician, outdoorsman, and avid golfer. He was a beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and to many, a treasured friend.

Dan was preceded in death by his father Robert Joseph Gillis, mother Helen Beatrice Wills, and brother William Joseph Gillis.

Survivors include his daughter Melissa Gillis-Reid, spouse Kelley Reid, and granddaughter Evelyn Reid; his brother Ted Gillis and wife Susie Gillis; sister Frances Gillis; niece Alicia Gillis-Dominy and husband Kory Dominy; nephew Robert Gillis; and great nieces and nephews Sabian, Elaina, Thaddeus, and Isabella.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 11:00AM-12:00PM at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home with funeral services beginning at 12:00PM. Interment will follow at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery.

Those who wish, may make memorials in the form of donations to his favorite radio station 90.1 KPFT Radio for Peace. Dan would want his loved ones to "Rock On" in his memory.