Funeral service scheduled for Jeffrey Gilkison
Funeral service for Jeffrey Gilkison will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 2, 2020 at Church on the Hill with Pastor Wayne Wilson officiating; interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Meridian Mortuary.
Jeffrey Allen Gilkison of Newcastle, Wyoming passed away on September 26, 2020 at his home. Jeff was born February 4, 1978 to Donna Mae Bartsch Gilkison and Everett Gilkison, their only child.
Jeff liked fishing and hunting with his dad, but he just didn’t really like going for a month at a time. Jeff was a huge fan of WWE wrestling. Jeff was a computer whiz who spent a lot of time gaming and had many friends online.
He graduated from Newcastle High School in 1997. Jeff loved being with his family and hanging with his cousins. Jeff had a special relationship with his mom, who loved and cared for him very much. Jeff worked at various jobs, Dixon Brothers being the last. He enjoyed working for Dixon Brothers up until the time he had to start taking dialysis.
Jeff is survived by his mother, Donna; and Cooper, his dog. He is also survived by his aunts and uncles, Rosie Cooley, Clara Gilkison, Boise Gilkison, Pat and Tony Shucraft, Dennis and Andrea Bartsch, Andrea Thorson, many cousins and all of his friends. Jeff is preceded in death by his dad, Everett and grandparents, Clarence and Mamie Gilkison and Andy and Irene Bartsch.
Jeff was a humble, kind soul who rarely had a bad word to say about anyone. He will be dearly missed by all his family and friends. Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Meridian Mortuary 111 S Railroad Ave, Newcastle, WY 82701. Condolences may also be expressed at www.meridianmortuary.com