Richard "Rick" M. Gillis
April 30, 1940 - April 3, 2020
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc.
Mike & Kathy DeBoy
Tammy Ward
Kimberly Koning
Debbie Inskeep
Nancy Baker Light a candle
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Munger Park of Lafayette
Munger Park of Lafayette
Lafayette, IN
Saturday 7/25, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Richard “Rick” Gillis, 79, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 3rd at home with his wife. Rick was born on April 30, 1940 to the late Daniel Gillis Sr. and Mary (Slattery) Gillis in Lafayette, IN. He graduated from Southwestern High School in 1958 and served in the U.S. marine corps from 1958-1964. On April…

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DUANE BALKEMA left a message on July 25, 2020:
Mike & Kathy DeBoy left a message on April 10, 2020:
We light a candle in memory of Rick , your friends & neighbors.
Cherie Cole Barr left a message on April 8, 2020:
Candy and family, I’m so sorry you are going through this. I will always remember Rick-Mr. Gillis :) sitting in his recliner eating chips as Candy and I tried to explain why we didn’t make curfew or why something else didn’t go as planned. Over the years I realized he wasn’t as scary as some people thought. Lol. He was kind to me. I hugged Rick at his retirement party. I surprised him very much. I gave him a picture of he and Candy at her PU Masters graduation. What I wanted him to know was, I loved him and I loved the way he loved his daughter.
Tammy Ward left a message on April 6, 2020:
In memory of Richard "Rick" M. Gillis, Tammy Ward lit a candle
Bill Schrader left a message on April 6, 2020:
Georgia Ann and family. My deepest sympathies for your loss. Sounds like we lost a really good Marine. Semper Fi.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Joe McKinney left a message on April 4, 2020:
Met Rick at Kendrick Nissan in 2016. Our country has lost a patriot, Purdue athletics has lost a loyal fan. Lafayette area service manager
Kimberly Koning left a message on April 4, 2020:
In memory of Richard "Rick" M. Gillis, Kimberly Koning lit a candle
Roy & Susan Nixon left a message on April 4, 2020:
Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your dear husband, father and grandfather. Rick put the "brother" in brother-in-law and we will miss him.
Debbie Inskeep left a message on April 4, 2020:
In memory of Richard "Rick" M. Gillis, Debbie Inskeep lit a candle
Tasha left a message on April 4, 2020:
I love this man. So many childhood memories of him. R.I.P Rick. Sending love and hugs to his family.
Kate left a message on April 4, 2020:
Rick, will be deeply missed. He certainly loved life to its fullest. Beautiful memories and such a clear message of the kind of man Rick was during his life. Thank you Gillis family for sharing your lovely father & grandfather with me and my family!
Nancy Baker left a message on April 4, 2020:
My condolences to the family. He will be missed.
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc. left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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