Bobby Dale Gilleland, 82, died Friday in Hillside Nursing Home, Wake Forest. A native of Wake Forest, he was born July 2, 1930 to the late Thomas B. and Beaulah Hadden Gilleland. Mr. Gilleland worked as an independent carpenter his entire career, having built houses and completing restoration work in many of Wake Forest’s notable historic homes.
Surviving are his son Andy Gilleland of Youngsville, a daughter, Jane Wright of Wake Forest; 3 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Monday, August 27, in Pine Forest Cemetery, Wake Forest. Arrangements are with Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Franklinton Chapel.