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Brent D. Gilliom

January 27, 1952 ~ January 7, 2019 (age 66)

Brent D. Gilliom

January 27, 1952 – January 7, 2019

SOUTH BEND – Brent D. Gilliom, 66, residing in South Bend, Indiana passed away Monday, January 7, 2019.

Brent was born on January 27, 1952 in Plymouth, Indiana to the late Howard “Don” Gilliom and Marilyn (Owen) Gilliom and has been a lifelong resident of this area, graduating from Riley High School, South Bend. Brent always enjoyed music and was for many years a part of a Rock Band, playing the guitar and the piano.  He had a gift of playing many different types of instruments.  His favorite band was “The Beatles” and his favorite song was, “I Want to Hold Your Hand”.  Brent was blessed to be surrounded by many wonderful friends at Portage Manor, South Bend.

Brent was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Marilyn Gilliom; his sister, Kristi Gilliom; and his brother, Mark Gilliom.  He is survived by his nieces, Kelsey Ault and Jami (James) Olesen, both of South Bend; and his nephews, Jesse Ault of South Bend, Joshua (Brianne) Ault of South Bend, and Sean Gilliom of Elkhart.

A Gathering Celebrating the Life of Brent D. Gilliom will be held on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm at Portage Manor, South Bend.  Inurnment will take place at Southlawn Cemetery, South Bend.  Memorial contributions may be made to Portage Manor, 3016 Portage Ave., South Bend, IN 46628.  Palmer Funeral Home River Park Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be expressed to the family at



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