Richard L. Gillian, Sr., age 71, of West Jefferson, Ohio, died Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 01:40am. at Doctor's West Hospital. A Veteran of the United States Army, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife Elly Gillian, his parents, sisters Janet Oyer and Mae Meadows. Richard is survived by his children: Richard, Jr. (Christy), Billy Rae, and Kenny (Anita) Gillian; grandchildren: Timothy and Ethan Gillian and Alexis Beedy; great-granddaughter Natalie Ann Gillian, sisters and brother: Jane, Brenda and Ira, numerous nieces and nephews and close friends including his hunting buddy Jim James Lonnie Lee Huffman. Richard loved to hunt and fish and he enjoyed his grandkids. Family will welcome friends from 2-4 & 6-8pm. FRIDAY at the RADER-MCDONALD-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 West Main Street, West Jefferson, OH 43162 where his Funeral Service will be held 10:00a.m. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2019 with Pastor Thom Barker, officiating. Interment will follow at Hampton Cemetery, West Jefferson. Please visit www.radermcdonaldtiddfuneralhome.com to share your favorite memory of Richard or to send your condolences to his family.