MOORESVILLE Earl Douglas Gillon, 64, of Mooresville, passed away Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. He was born Sept. 9, 1955, in Concord, to the late Harry Biddle Gillon and Ulla Dee Fowler. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Amy Gillon. He enjoyed being outdoors, was an avid cyclist and was former President of the Rocky River Road Club. His sons are Eagle Scouts and he was a former scout as well. He was a very caring man to all that he knew. He worked for Phillip Morris in machine maintenance before his retirement. He was a graduate of A. L. Brown High School. Earl is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Sandra "Sandy" Barbee Gillon; sons, Earl Daniel Gillon (Sarah) and Eric Douglas Gillon (Joy); sister, Nina Dix (Dale); brothers, Harry "Sam" Gillon Jr. (Lina), Frank Gillon, David Gillon (Joan) and Mark Gillon; grandchildren, Sydney, Penelope and Ella Dee. Services will be held Thursday, Jan. 16, at 2 p.m., in the Chapel of Cavin-Cook Funeral Home with Eddie Karriker officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be from 12 to 2 p.m., at the funeral home, prior to the service. Burial will follow the funeral service at Carolina Memorial Park, in Concord. Memorials may be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 4601 Charlotte Park Dr., Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28217; or Ada Jenkins Center, 212 Gamble St., Davidson, NC 28036. Cavin-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Gillon family. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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