Gillies, Douglas  –   June 2, 1954 – July 28, 2013 . Passed away after a short illness. Douglas Murray Gillies of Bell, Florida and formerly of London. Survived by his loving partner Amy, and dear son of Wilma Gillies of Strathroy, brother to Grace Sheaves and husband Bill, uncle to Brittany and Connor.  Predeceased by his father Murray  Gillies (1991). Doug was a long time Florida resident, and with Amy, boarded and trained standardbred horses. Cremation . Interment with graveside memorial service will  take place at Oakland Cemetery, Glencoe on Thursday August 15,2013 at 11:00am . Visitation for family and friends will be at the funeral home on Wednesday August 14, 2013 from 7 pm to 9 pm.  Donations in memory of Doug to the Humane Society or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to Denning Bros. Funeral Home, Strathroy (519) 245 1023   condolences at   A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Doug .

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