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Ralph Gilliam

January 10, 1960 — October 11, 2022

Ralph Gilliam

Ralph Gilliam, 62, of Church Hill, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday morning due to an apparent massive heart attack. He was born in Kingsport and had lived in this area his entire life. Ralph was an employee of Pal’s Sudden Service, where he had worked for more than 33 years. He loved his fur babies.


Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and a brother.


Survivors include his daughter, Sierra Davis; his siblings, Patricia Gilliam, Mary Simpson, Billy Gilliam and wife Vickie, Jackie Gilliam and wife Jilda; several nieces and nephews.


The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 14, 2022 at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport.


In lieu of flowers, those wishing may mail donations to: Patricia Gilliam, 570 Tranbarger Road, Church Hill, TN 37642.

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Friday, October 14, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport

117 E Charlemont Ave, Kingsport, TN 37660

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