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Terry D. Gilliland, 63, of Colonial Beach passed away Monday, May 20, 2013 at Mary Washington Hospital.
Terry attended Colonial Beach Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He retired as an architectural engineer from the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. He was a brilliant master craftsman and a Revolutionary War re-enactor.
He was a member at George Washington’s Birthplace and belonged to the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Vicki; his two children, Keith and Judi; his two beloved grandsons, Josiah and Noah; his mother, Marjorie Gilliland; two sisters, Bonnie McWhirt and Debby Poe; two brothers, Steve and John; and many nieces and nephews. He was also close to his in-laws, Debbie Gray, Dale and Dennie Taylor and their families.
Terry was a loving and devoted husband, father and granddaddy. He will be greatly missed. He will always be remembered for his laughter and good sense of humor. The family is very saddened by his loss.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at Nash & Slaw Funeral Home, Colonial Beach, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 24.
Interment will follow in Historyland Memorial Park, King George.
Memorials may be made to Colonial Beach Baptist Church, George Washington’s Birthplace or James Monroe’s Birthplace.
Please sign the online guest book at www.nashandslawfh.com.