WARREN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Bruce Ira Gilliam, 66, of 1306 Union Street SW, Warren, departed this life Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 3:45 p.m. at Trumbull Regional Medical Center, following complications from a short illness.
He was born July 1, 1954 in Warren, Ohio, the son of Theodore Billing, Sr. and Shirley Juanita Gilliam.
He was a 1972 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School.
Mr. Gilliam was a truck driver for many years with Warner Trucking Company.
He enjoyed music.
He leaves to mourn one son, Raphael L. Strother of Youngstown; one daughter, Ms. Shirley Lewis of Cortland; one brother, Theodore Billing, Jr. of Chicago, Illinois; two sisters, Ms. Gwen Trish and Ms. Gloria Bridges, both of Chicago, Illinois; one grandchild and a host of relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Miss Juanita Gilliam.
Due to the COVID-19 Crisis the family has already held private services.
Arrangements of comfort were handled by the Sterling-McCullough Williams Funeral Home.
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