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Thomas Gillilan

August 18, 1947 — December 23, 2015

Thomas L. "Bo" Gillilan, age 68, of Columbus, passed away December 23, 2015 at home. Born August 18, 1947 in Columbus, Ohio. U.S. Army Sgt. Veteran (served from 1966-1968). Coached little league baseball at Sills Ballpark (Stockbridge Yankee's 1977-1981). Retired from City of Columbus Division of Water. Worked with State of Ohio EPA Water Supply III and Waste Water III Certifications 1973-2001.

Preceded in death by parents, Ralph Sr. and Myrtle Gillilan; brothers, Donald and Ralph Jr.; sister, Peggy Gillilan; father-in-law, Paul Stonerock.

Survived by loving wife of 49 years, Rose; children, Thomas L. Jr. (Bernie) Gillilan, Timothy L. Gillilan; daughter, Shannon (Jeff) Schilling; grandchildren, Julian, Ayden, Maci, Hannah, Myla, Molly; brothers John (Donna) Gillilan; sister, Patricia Gillilan; mother-in-law, Bonnie Stonerock; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Family will receive friends, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015 from 5-8 p.m. at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High St., where service will be held Wednesday 10 a.m., Pastor Timothy Huffman officiating. Interment with military honors to follow at Obetz Cemetery. To sign and view Bo's online guest book please visit

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