Delmar "Del" J. GillhamHot Springs, AR, 1934 - 2010
Delmar J. "Del" Gillham, 75, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, died Wednesday, November 3, 2010. He was born November 4, 1934 in Hot Springs, Arkansas to Johnny and Hazel Spurlin Gillham. Delmar's occupation was his passion. He was owner and operator of Gillham Graphics in Hot Springs from 1974-2008. He was a strong supporter of his children and all of Lakeside's extra curricular activities including serving of the Lakeside Booster Club and the Lakeside Band Parents. He had been a Garland County Justice of the Peace and a member of Hot Springs Lions Club.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, David Gilliam. He is survived by his wife, Linda Gillham of Hot Springs; sons, John Gillham (Janet) Bismarck; Scott Gillham (Tammy) of Little Rock, Michael Gillham (Elena) of St. Petersburg, Florida; daughter, Betsy Barker (Greg) of Bella Vista, Arkansas; sisters, Delcie Lelemsis of Bakersfield, California; Laura Frances Pack (Kenneth) of Hot Springs; Linda Houk of Hot Springs; grandchildren, Chris Gillham, Kelly Carroll, Heather Gillham, Lauren Merrill, Ian Gillham, Amy Gillham, Logan Barker, Tyler Wilder and great-grandson, Gage Merrill.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Caring Place, 101 Quapaw Avenue, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901. A memorial gathering will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home. Guests may register at www.caruth-hale.com.
Published November 4, 2010
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155 Section Line Road, Hot Springs, AR