GILLARD, Ernest John, 91, of Spruce died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn.
He is survived by his daughter, Gretchen Rudy of Detroit; two sons, Scott (Susan) Gillard of Belfast, Ireland, and Roger (Clara) Gillard of Lincoln Park; five grandchildren, Dana Marie Rudy, Meilana, Maria, Alan John, and Ernest Peter Gillard; three great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Lucille Gillard; two nieces; and a nephew.
Friends may call on Thursday, Aug. 16, from 12 p.m. until the funeral service at 1 p.m. at the Spruce Presbyterian Church. Rev. Tom Welscott will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Spruce. Memorial donations suggested to the Spruce Presbyterian Church Scholarship Fund. Arrangements were made through Gillies Funeral Home, Lincoln.