Gilley obit

Mr. Charles Dalton Gilley, age 76, of Ebro, Florida passed away March 17, 2021 at his home surrounded by family.

He was born May 12, 1944 in Panama City, Florida to the late James Dalton Gilley and Ida Meda Stanley Gilley.

In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by one daughter, Tammy Gilley, one granddaughter, Gabrielle Hornsby, and three brothers, James Gilley, Fred Gilley, and Paul Gilley.

Mr. Gilley is survived by his wife, Edell Gilley of Ebro, FL, one son, Michael Gilley and wife Lorie of Freeport, FL; one daughter, Karen Hornsby and husband Todd of Jacksonville, FL; two grandchildren, Payton Gilley and Micah Gilley both of Freeport, FL; one brother, Larry Gilley and wife JoAnn of Vernon, FL; one sister, Evon Worthington and husband Dennis of Vernon, FL; numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 PM Saturday, March 20, 2021, at The Sanctuary Assembly of God Church, 6688 Hwy 79, Ebro, Florida.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Sunday, March 21, 2021, at The Majestic Oaks, 3351 Mallory Road, Vernon, Florida with Rev. Donald DuBose and Todd Hornsby officiating. Interment will follow in the Ebro Community Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing.

4 Replies to “Gilley obit”

  1. Many years ago, this man allowed me to use his auditorium in Vernon to house one of my Gospel concerts. He and his family were so accommodating to me. He will be missed by all of us.

  2. Karen, I’m very sorry to hear about your dad. Evon, I’m sorry to hear about your brother. I’ll be praying for you all.

  3. As a child I loved it when Mr.Gilley and his family would come to sing at our church in WestBay. He will be truly missed. I speak for the whole Sowell family and my late grandparents we love that man and his whole family. Truly sorry for your loss. It’s a huge loss to all of us that knew him also. From the Sowell’s we will keep your family in our prayers.

  4. I MARRIED INTO A WELL KNOWN WASHINGTON COUNTY FAMILY YEARS AGO THAT BEING SAID THAT LEAD ME TO CROSS PATHS WITH THE GILEY FAMILY. TO TOP IT OFF I WAS BLESSED WITH THE KIND NESS OF CHARLES AND HIS WIFE AND ALL THE WONDERFUL MUSIC THEY PROMOTED. PRAYING FOR THE FAMILY IN THIS DIFFICULT TIME . R I P CHARLES.

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