Ernest “Ernie” Lee Gillman, resident of White Oak and former Harrison resident, passed away on September 3, 2021, at the age of 68. He was born on October 6, 1952, to William and Pauline (nee Giesting) Gillman. He graduated William Henry Harrison High School in 1970. Ernie was an active fan of local sports and always followed Colerain High School Football, UC Sports and the Reds. He had a ear for music and always enjoyed sharing new songs with his siblings. He fought a six-year battle with cancer. Over the years he was always spiritual however in the past few years and his failing health he leaned on his faith to get through every day.
He was the loving son of the late: Pauline and William “Bill” Gillman; devoted father of Abigail and Alexander Gillman; cherished brother of: Paul (Ann) Gillman, Mike (Cindy) Gillman, Marilyn (the late Mike) McDermott, the late Teresa (Ed) Young, Dan Gillman, Diann (Kirk) Fischesser and Dave (Lisa) Gillman. He is also survived by his Aunt Margie Scudder and many cousins and friends.
Gathering of friends will be on September 19, 2021, from 2 pm until the time of the Memorial Service at 3 pm at Brater Winter Funeral Home, 201 S. Vine Street, Harrison, OH 45030. After the Memorial service family and friends will meet at "611", 611 Harrison Ave., Harrison, Oh 45030 for food and refreshments.
Memorials are requested for St. Vincent De Paul or St. Rita's. This can be done during the gathering, or you may mail your memorial to the funeral home.
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