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Gary Dale Hillis

November 14, 1949 March 3, 2019
Gary Dale Hillis
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Gary Dale Hillis, 69, of Oak Ridge, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019 at his home. He was born November 14, 1949 in Oak Ridge, one of twelve children born to Sam Houston Hillis and Evelyn Irene Watson Hillis. Gary served with the US Army in the late sixties during the time of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the local Amvets Post #1828. He enjoyed playing golf and was an avid sports fan, especially supporting the UT Vols. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brother, Charles Hillis; sisters, Edna Clevenger, Myrtle Chapman, Lucille Cope, Sammie Kellar, Shirley Harris, Barbara Tipton and Brenda Little; and by wife, Emily Patrice Hillis, December 7, 2001. He is survived by son, Samuel Ryan Hillis and wife Amy of Seaside, CA; sisters, Judy Shores of Clinton, Kay Smith and husband Doyle of Waycross, GA and Wanda Martin and husband Robert of Oak Ridge; 2 grandchildren, Morgan Hillis and Hannah Hillis and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 8, 2019 from 5 – 7pm at Weatherford Mortuary. On online guest book can be signed at

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5:00 PM 3/8/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/8/2019 7:00:00 PM
Weatherford Mortuary

158 South Jefferson Circle
Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Weatherford Mortuary
158 South Jefferson Circle Oak Ridge 37830 TN
United States

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