Norman Lee Gillis, 87, Rushville, Missouri died Sunday, August 4, 2013 at a health care facility in Easton, Kansas.
He was born February 21, 1926 to Carroll and Hannah (Arrasmith) Gillis in Rushville, Missouri.
He proudly served in the United States Navy and was a veteran of World War II. He was also a Barber in Rushville, Missouri.
He enjoyed gardening, mushroom hunting, loved his grandchildren, and thoroughly enjoyed the loafers at the barbarshop.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; son, Brad Gillis; six brothers; and one sister.
Survivors: daughter, Bobbie Smith (Kenneth), Rushville, Missouri; sons, Bruce Gillis, Rushville, Missouri, and Tomm Gillis (Thea), Dekalb, Missouri; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews..
Services: 2:00 P.M. Saturday, Sugar Creek Christian Church. Inurnment Armstrong Cemetery, Rushville, Missouri. Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Armstrong Cemetery, Rushville, Missouri. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.