Michael Aaron Gilleland, 60, of Carnesville, passed away Sunday morning, August 8, 2021, at the Anderson Memorial Medical Center.

Born November 24, 1960, in Atlanta, GA, he was the son of the late Fred and Sandra Wiley Gilleland Sr. He was the father of the late Stephen Michael Gilleland and brother of the late Polly Ann Gilleland Lewis. He was a retired mechanic, and was a member of Old Pathway Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Jordan Gilleland; sons and daughters-in-law,  Marie & Jeremy Davis, Carnesville; Matt & Amber Gilleland, Springville, Alabama; Craig & Amy Patterson, Springfield, MO;; Jeremy & April Patterson, of Winder; and  Cheyenne Pitts, Carnesville; nine grandchildren; sister Ilo Gilleland, of Tennessee and Freddy Gilleland Jr, Lavonia.

Services will be Tuesday at 2pm at the Old Pathway Baptist Church with Jeremy Davis, Billy Swift and Austin Swift. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home. The family is at the home and receive friends from 6 until 8pm Monday evening at the funeral home. Condolences may be left at ginnfuneralhome.com.