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Obituaries

Obituaries

Jimmie L. Gillihan 1940 - 2005 Eudora

Services for Jimmie L. Gillihan, 65, Eudora, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence. Burial will be in Edgerton Community Cemetery.Mr. Gillihan died Monday, June 20, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.He was born June 2, 1940, in Edgerton, the son of Clifford Edgington and Mable Louise Graves Gillihan. He graduated from Edgerton High School in 1958.Mr. Gillihan worked as a dispatcher for the Lawrence Police Department for 32 years and retired in 1995. He later worked at the Douglas County Jail at the reception desk. He was an associate member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Lawrence Lodge 2, past president of Associated Public Communications Officers and secretary/treasurer of Mo-Kan State Line Peace Officers Assn.He married Laura S. McLeod on Feb. 24, 1968, in Nowata, Okla. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Brian L., Eudora; and two grandchildren.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Assn. or St. Luke's Heart Institute, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at www.rumsey-yost.com.