Sgt. 1st Class Paul T. Gillman

    In 1960, Paul joined the Army and served at Fort Hood and later as a medic in the Army Reserve at the 99th RSC, where he completed his 30 years of service, retiring in 1996. Paul was an active member of the Penn Township Veterans Association and frequently participated in veteran activities and parades in Pennsylvania and Colorado.

    Paul graduated from Slippery Rock State College in 1972 with undergraduate and graduate degrees in health and physical education. He taught in Penn Hills School District for 27 years as a health and PE teacher at both high school and elementary levels, retiring in 1999. Paul served as head deacon at both Gospel Fellowship PCA and the Reformed Presbyterian Church of Slate Lick. He was a member of Middlesex PCA.

    An active member of Clan Hay USA, he served many roles including convener, regional representative and vice president, participating in Scottish games and annual meetings across the US. Paul was a proud member of SAMS and served as Camp 77 Adjutant.

    Paul was preceded in death by his parents, stepmother, his first wife. He leaves behind his wife, Abigail; three children; three grand children, many in-laws, nephews and nieces. Paul’s love of the outdoors and constant search of the perfect 70-degree day brought him to spend summers in beautiful Pitkin, Colorado and winters in Tavernier, Florida, where he made countless life-long friends. Paul was an avid genealogist and spent years chasing his family lineages across continents and centuries.

—Bill Irwin, 1739 Adjutant