Luther Pratt ‘LP’ Gilliam Jr.

Published 12:53 pm Thursday, June 25, 2020

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Luther Pratt “LP” Gilliam Jr., 80 of Dillwyn went to be with the Lord on June 19, 2020. He was born

Luther Pratt “LP” Gilliam Jr.

in Richmond, Virginia on October 14, 1939 to the late Luther P. Gilliam and Susie S. Gilliam. LP is survived by his wife, Mattie B. Gilliam; his son, L. Cameron Gilliam and his loving wife Lelia and three grandchildren Hunter P. Gilliam (and his mother Lisha), Preston “Grant” Gilliam and Alexandra “Faith” Gilliam; a sister Sue G. Rooks; special cousins Joan and Nancy and many other family members and friends. LP served in the Navy on the USS Saratoga during the Cuban Missile Crisis and remains an active member of the VFW. He was the owner and operator of Gilliam Motors for 47 years. LP enjoyed spending time working in his garden, rabbit hunting and watching his grandchildren play sports.

Services will be private.

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Memorial contributions can be made to St. Andrews Baptist Church, Buckingham VFW or the National Rifle Association (NRA).

Puckett Funeral Home of Farmville is serving the family.