St. Augustine, Florida
Friday, April 23, 2004

Oscar "Gator" Gillyard, 73, of Bunnell, died April 15, 2004, at Grand Oaks Nursing Home, Palm Coast. He was a native of Dupont, and a lifelong resident of Flagler County. He attended Carver High School in Bunnell.

He was a self-employed subcontractor and a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War. He received the Korean Service Medal, United Nation Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He was of the Baptist faith. 

Services: 11 a.m. Saturday at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, Bunnell. Calling hours: 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the church. Burial: Masonic Cemetery, Palm Coast. 

Survivors: His wife, Mary Gillyard, Bunnell; stepsons, Fred Douglas, Bunnell, and Robert Michael, San Diego, Calif.; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren and other relatives. 

In charge: Leo C. Chase & Son Funeral Home.