OBITUARY

Ken Gillett

14 December, 194831 August, 2021
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Kenneth W. Gillett, 72, “Mr. Kenny”, “Pops”, passed away August 31, 2021. Ken was the son of Clay and Mary Gillett. He was born and raised in Tampa, Florida where he met and married the love of his life, Glenda, and had two children.

Ken and his family moved to Albany, Georgia where he worked for Addison Steel, then started and ran his own business, and met many new friends. When Ken retired, he moved back to his hometown.

Ken enjoyed helping people. He gave a “hand up” to many people and made a significant impact on their lives. He was an empathetic and caring man. He was a caregiver, had a great sense of humor, and was liked by all who knew him. He enjoyed boating, fishing, and hunting. He was a lifelong Florida Gator fan.

Ken is preceded in death by the love of his life for over 55 years, Glenda, his sister Pat, and sister in law Carol. He is survived by his son, Kenny Gillett, daughter, Doreen Desin, his siblings, Don Gillett (Ann), Bernice Daniels (Larry), his sister in laws, Debbie Poplawski, Marilynn Brooks, Barbara Jean Schuch, Nicole Addison, Anna Addison, brother in laws, Jim West, Chris Addison , his grandchildren, Morgan Gillett, Lee Gillett, Kendall Desin, and great granddaughter, Ryleigh Gillett.

A Life Celebration will be held September 25, 2021 with an hour visitation beginning at 11 a.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 12 p.m. at Blount & Curry Funeral Home at Garden of Memories, 4207 E. Lake Ave., Tampa, FL 33610.

Those who wish to make donations in Ken’s memory may make the donation to: Humane Society, 3607 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa, FL 33607.

Services

  • Life Celebration Visitation

    Saturday, 25 September , 2021

  • Life Celebration Memorial Service

    Saturday, 25 September , 2021

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Kaylee Guagliardo

25 September 2021

May God be with you Uncle Ken. You’ll always be in our hearts.
Love,
Kaylee and Sal

Debbie Poplawski

21 September 2021

Ken it has been a hard few weeks without you here! I often think about picking up the phone when I walk the dog to chat like we did and realize I have to talk to you without the phone now and know you hear me! You and Glenda Rest In Peace now with no worries💕 I know mom and dad gave you big hugs. Lots of love we will miss you, love Debbie!

Marie Pimperl

2 September 2021

To the Gillett Family:
Blount & Curry Funeral Home at Garden of Memories extends its heartfelt condolences. Our sympathy and thoughts are with you.
Sincerely,
Marie Pimperl,
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