Lester "Dale" Gillam

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November 11, 1952 - August 10, 2021
Born in St. Louis, MO
Resided in Lake St. Louis, MO

  • Celebration of Life:
    • Saturday August 28, 2021 12:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Memory Sharing:
    • Saturday August 28, 2021 2:00pm

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Lester “Dale” Gillam of Lake Saint Louis, MO, passed away Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at the age of 68. Beloved husband of Judy Gillam; cherished son of the late Raymond Lester and Marlyn Louise Gillam. Devoted father of Sunny Heller (Joby) Murillo, Rosey (Brian) Bischof, and Joey (Sarah) Gillam; loving grandfather of Alexis Heller (Derek) Piccinini, Cyanne Heller, Breonna Gillam, Kristiana Gillam, Kaleb Gillam, Justin Browne, Brooke Bischof, Kinsleigh Gillam, and Nicolas Murillo; treasured great-grandfather of Zakir Heller; dear brother of Carla Havlin; uncle of Doug Havlin, Brian (Laura) Havlin, Julie (Justin) Murphy; Father-in-Law of Sean Browne.

Dale was a member of Greater St. Louis Association of the Deaf and Gateway Silent Seniors and was a volunteer at the Deaf Club. Dale enjoyed hunting and he loved operating his collection of remote-control cars. But most of all he loved spending time with his grandchildren. Dale was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Memorials may be made in Dale's name in the form of a check to Gateway Silent Seniors 2190 Creve Coeur Mill Rd. Maryland Heights, MO 63043.

Celebration of  Life, August 28, 2021, 12:00 - 4:00 pm at Greater St. Louis Association of the Deaf (GSLAD) 2190 Creve Coeur Mill Rd. Maryland Heights, MO 63043, with memory sharing beginning at 2:00 pm.

Baue Funeral Homes is currently following CDC recommendations regarding mask and social distancing policies.

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Guestbook Entries

  1. Nina Biondo August 14, 2021 at 5:19 pm - Reply

    candle 8My heart goes to the family of Gilliam. I love his friendly smile and his eager to help others whenever need. I gonna miss dearly.

  2. Iris Jean Casey August 14, 2021 at 9:27 pm - Reply

    candle 3Judy,
    I really so sorry about your husband Dale and he was my old Deaf School in jacksonville. My family know him for long time. He was good guy. I will never forget him. My sympathy your family and his sister?? So God bless you, Judy and childrens. Miss him so much. From Iris Casey

  3. Robin Field-Turner August 14, 2021 at 10:17 pm - Reply

    candle 5Our heartfelt condolences go to Judy, Sunny, Rosey, Joey, the grandchildren and great grandchild as Dale leaves to his Heavenly Home. May you find comfort in the memories that are yours to cherish always and strength in the companionship of those who share your loss. God has Dale in his keeping. He is dearly missed all.
    \m|_ Robert & Robin (Field) Turner
    Heather Turner, Macy aged 5 & Tristan aged 4 Easley
    Patty Parks Field, Michael Field, Marlene Field Negle’s family

  4. Ted & Joy Rhew August 15, 2021 at 5:00 am - Reply

    We’re so sorry for your Family’s loss. You all are in our prayers!

  5. Joyce Jackson August 16, 2021 at 2:33 pm - Reply

    candle 7I’m very much shocked about Dale’s passing away… praying for all of you, Judy…

    • Patrick Gibbs August 18, 2021 at 12:26 pm - Reply

      Judy: very shocked Dale passing away I really so sorry your husband Dale my heartfelt condolences go to your family

  6. Aaron & Barb Lange August 16, 2021 at 3:18 pm - Reply

    candle 7We sent our condolences to his dear wife and family

  7. Mark Johnson August 16, 2021 at 4:38 pm - Reply

    Our heartfelt condolences go to your family and relatives. So sudden to know of his passing. I know him as a good friend at Illinois School for the Deaf in Jacksonville. His friendliness and chat buddy will be missed. Prayer thoughts are with you all.

  8. Mary Elfrink-Smetana August 18, 2021 at 11:13 am - Reply

    I’m so sorry for your loss! Prayers for you and your family’s comfort!

  9. Meredith Hill August 18, 2021 at 4:31 pm - Reply

    candle 8Oh no, I am so sorry about Dale’s passing. May you be comforted in the knowledge that he is in a better place and that you’ll see him again someday. 🙏

  10. Dale Sims August 18, 2021 at 7:24 pm - Reply

    candle 3Dear your family, relative, and Judy,
    Our thought and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    Peace,Prayer,and Blessing.
    You are in our prayer.
    May your memories give you strength and wishing you comfort at this sorrowful time.
    May God hold you close to his heart, where to feel your deepest loss and fill you with his deepest love.

    Dale Sims and Aileen (Northcutt) Sims
    Elizabeth City, N.C. 27909

  11. Carly. Bishop August 19, 2021 at 4:37 am - Reply

    candle 1Judy, my condolences to you and your family in loss of your beloved husband.🌺. I asked God to comfort you and give you strength too. 🤟🏼❤️

    Hugs,
    Carly & my Beloved Mokie Bishop

  12. Mary Schreiner Lacy August 19, 2021 at 10:48 am - Reply

    candle 7Judy,
    Gail Carr (Schreiner), Kyle and Mary Lacy (Schreiner) wants you to know that you are in our prayers for the loss of your husband Dale.

    We are wishing God’s comfort onto you and your family. With much love from your friends.

  13. Douglas/Glenda Sollis August 26, 2021 at 6:57 pm - Reply

    Carla, tried to get in touch with you but could not..

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