Randall Ricardo “Mud Fish” Gillis Sr., 46
by Halei Lamb | December 7, 2017 1:08 pm
Funeral services for Randall Ricardo “Mud Fish” Gillis Sr., 46, were held Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at 2 p.m. at St. Philip Baptist Church with Bishop Vincent Drummer officiating and Rev. Dr. Alfred Cason assisting. Interment was held at Boiling Springs Cemetery in Soperton. He passed away November 26, 2017.
Mr. Randall Ricardo “Mud Fish” Gillis Sr. was born March 28, 1971, in Emanuel County to the late Charlie and Delories Turner Gillis. He was united in holy matrimony to Sylvia Dukes Gillis. To this union, two children were born. Gillis resided in Warner Robins. He attended Swainsboro Elementary and High Schools. He received his high school diploma and participated in Junior ROTC. He worked with Blue Bird Manufacturing as a technician as well as Home Depot.
Survivors include his wife, Sylvia Dukes Gillis of Warner Robins; one daughter, Jaylynn Gillis of Swainsboro; one son, Randall Ricardo Gillis Jr. of Warner Robins; two sisters, Michelle D. Gillis of Swainsboro and Jessica McKinney of Oak Park; one brother, Charlie Lewis Gillis Jr. of Swainsboro; his mother, Delories Turner Gillis of Swainsboro; seven aunts; an uncle; a special group of people very dear to him; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Pallbearers were Verlon Gillis Jr., Nikia Phillips, Randall Strowbridge, Clarence Turner, Anthony Clark, Jeffrey Watson, Billy Gillis, Alton Gillis Jr., Clayton Watson, and Dexter Strowbridge. Honorary pallbearers were truck drivers.
Mosley’s Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.