Donald David Foster Gillam
Born December 8th, 1963 to Donald F. Gillam and Nelma (Midge) M. Gillam. On November 22nd, 2021 David went to be with his Mother, Nelma (Midge) Gillam and his sons Jeffrey D.F. Gillam, D. A. Jack Gillam and William “Billy” T.C. Gillam, Nephews Andrew “Drew” J.M. Gillam, Ian A.M. Crooks and Grand Niece Hope L. Roth, whom, he is preceded in death.
David is survived by His wife Anne of 34yrs, daughter Kimberly (Josh Shearer) , Father Donald Gillam, Sisters Paige and Tony Grant, Tracy Gillam (Shane Rakow). Nieces Katie Changstrom, Brianne Crooks, Elizabeth and Mikel Sieck, Nephews Thomas Crooks (Aubry Birch) and Alex Crooks. Grand nieces, Emmi Changstrom, Haleigh Changstrom, Brynnlee Changstrom, Sophia Roth, Amelia Davis and Grand nephew Declan Changstrom.
David Lived in Lincoln, NE his entire life. He Graduated from Lincoln Northeast Highschool and worked in several bakeries around Lincoln, NE during his life.
David was an avid sports fan and devout Husker football follower. He participated in many sporting activities throughout his life Boxing, Swimming, Baseball, Football, Slow Pitch Softball, but his major sporting passion was in Bowling. He began bowling as a young child and continued until just a short time ago. He loved spending his time with family, friends and his beloved dogs, yours too! He had an annual 4th of July Party, Good times, Good Food, Drink and Epic Displays of Fireworks.
David will be truly missed.
Honorary Pallbearers: Jeff Eggerss, Mathew Lengel, Jeffrey Eggerss, Steven Eggerss, and Joshua Shearer.
Please send all memorials c/o the family, for future designation, to Aspen Cremation Service, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln NE 68504.
Graveside service will be held Thursday December 2nd, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery, 84th and Adams St, Lincoln, NE. Reception following Services at The home of David’s Father, Don Gillam, at 5642 Huntington Ave. Lincoln, NE, Until 5pm.
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Funeral Home assisting is Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. To view an on-line obituary or email condolences please visit Aspen Mortuary’s website at www.aspenaftercare.com.
Condolences for Donald David Foster Gillam
We are so sorry for your loss. David will be missed by so many. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
When I think of David, I remember us cousins running around playing together.
Those were good times I’ll never forget.
Rest in peace cousin! Love you
Anne & Kimberly,
I am so very sorry for your loss.
Keeping you both in my thoughts and prayers.