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 Joseph Don Gillies

Joseph Don Gillies

Birth
Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death 19 May 1990 (aged 34)
American Fork, Utah County, Utah, USA
Burial Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot A-19-029-14
Memorial ID 86513 · View Source
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Joseph D. Gillies, 34, was pronounced dead on arrival, May 19, 1990, at the American Fork Hospital following a hang gliding accident at the Point of the Mountain.

He was born July 16, 1955 in Provo to Don T. and Donna Perry Gillies. He married Christine Bee, November 16, 1974 in Provo. He was a member of the LDS Church living in the Lindon 8th Ward. He attended schools in Lindon and Pleasant Grove graduating from Pleasant Grove High School in 1973. He was employed by Geneva Rock Products, presently working at the Salt Lake Airport project. His hobby was hang gliding which he was engaged in for the past 16 years. He was a great husband and father.

He is survived by his wife; son and two daughters, Jason T., Tiffany, and Nicole Gillies, all of Lindon; his mother, Donna G. Close, London; two brothers and sister, Ray, Lindon; David, Orem; Judy Jolley, American Fork; grandmother, Mardella Carter Christensen, Salt Lake City.

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Lindon 8th Ward, 600 West 100 South. Friends may call at Olpin Family Mortuary, 500 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove, Tuesday 7-9 p.m. or Wednesday at the church one hour prior to services.
(Obituary printed in the Deseret News May 21, 1990.)


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  • Maintained by: Brenda
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86513
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Don Gillies (16 Jul 1955–19 May 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86513, citing Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Brenda (contributor 47111878) .