Brandon J. Gilliam


Brandon James Gilliam entered eternal resting Sunday, April 30, 2023. He was born July 27, 1994 in Oberlin, Ohio. The son of Virgina (Gina) Gilliam and James Gilliam Jr. Brandon attended Beechcroft High School and worked in his community at various jobs.

Brandon was a very loving Man and was loved in return by everyone that truly knew him. His heart was so big as his smile. He loved hard and was willing to give whatever he had, even if it was his last. Brandon enjoyed spending most of his time with his children and being a “Dad” He also enjoyed reminiscing and telling stories, and of course he had to be right, in whatever story he was telling. Brandon will be sorely missed and forever be loved. His legacy will live in our hearts always.

Brandon was preceded in death by his grandmothers, JoAnne Gilliam and Florence Tilman; uncles David Dolin, Michael Dolin, and Warren Gilliam.

Brandon leaves to cherish his memory and to continue his legacy, parents, Virgina “Gina” Gilliam and James Gilliam Jr., of Columbus and Elyria Ohio; sister, Gina Dolin; brothers, Michael Thrist and Joseph Wright; fiancé, Krstian Turner; children, Montrell Gilliam, Mont Koby Gilliam, Bronna Lilly, and Mont Sir Lilly, all of Columbus, OH; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation 10:00am and Funeral 11:00am Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

Interment at Evergreen Burial Park.

Condolence Messages

  1. Barry Stewart

    To the Family of Brandon J Gilliam:

    We want to extend our deepest sympathies to the entire Gilliam family for your loss. And we trust that our God will continue to cover you with an outpouring of His love and peace as walk through this difficult time.

    Rev.Barry L. & Mrs. Janice Stewart

  2. Sharing your sadness as you prepare to say goodbye to your loved one. May God comfort you through his word the Bible and the gift of prayer. Thinking of you all.

  3. I found this out just now. I am so deeply saddened for you and the children. Every time he walked in the DG store he was smiling and seem happily content. My love and prayers for the whole family. I pray for you to have courage, strength and perseverance as you now live with memories to keep you going. .

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