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Robert Huey “Bobby” Gillian

Robert Huey “Bobby” Gillian, 48, of Atlanta passed away Wednesday, July 15, 2020.

Mr. Gillian grew up in Cumming, but was a longtime resident of Atlanta. He was a 1989 graduate of Forsyth County High School where he was very active in the local Y-Club chapter.  After high school, he continued to work as a Development Associate for the YMCA of Georgia.  He was a graduate of Georgia State University where he earned a BA in Business Administration in 1998 and a Master’s Degree in 2004. Bobby was formerly employed by AT&T where he won the prestigious Pinnacle Award for generating the highest sales nationwide. He worked as a Process and Reporting Analyst for the Southern Company. 

Robert was a loving son, brother, uncle, friend and so much more.  He adored his family and friends and will be missed by all. Robert is survived by his mother, Patricia Gillian of Dawsonville; brother, Tommy and Kelly Gillian of Dawsonville; sister, Susan Holbrook of Athens; nieces and nephews, Brady Holbrook, Peyton and Brandon Gillian of Dawsonville; Matt and Heather Voyles of Dahlonega; aunts and uncles, Charlie and Nita Giddish, Jimmy and Donna Hildebrand of Suwanee, Judy Hildebrand of Loganville; and a host of other family members.

He will be greatly missed by his lifelong pal and roommate, Sierra, his Jack Russel Terrier.

Funeral services were held Sunday, July 19, 2020, at the Bearden Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Brady Holbrook officiating. The family received friends at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to

Condolences may be expressed at

Bearden Funeral Home in Dawsonville is in charge of arrangements.

Dawson County News, July 22, 2020