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Mr. Alan Wayne Gilford, Sr.

September 26, 1960 ~ June 16, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old
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Mr. Alan Gilford, Sr. Obituary

"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life."

                                                                                                                                                           John 3:16

Mr. Alan Wayne Gilford, Sr. transition on Friday June 16, 2023.

Alan Wayne Gilford, Sr known by must as “Gilford” was born September 26, 1960, to Mrs. Dorothy Green and Mr. Harvey Gilford, Sr.

Gilford grew up in the Carver Village Community and was a proud graduate of H. V. Jenkins High School class of 1978 where he played basketball and football.

He also graduated from Savannah Technical College with an associate degree in electrical Utility Technology. He worked over 32 years for Savannah Electric/ Georgia Power, 5 years with Sumter Utilities and was currently working with ILA 1414 Association as a Longshoreman. Gilford was preceded in death by his parents and sister Mrs. Gwendolyn Bacon. Gilford is survived by his loving son: AJ Gilford (Johnniesha) Grandsons, Alan Wayne Gilford III and Amar Jayse Gilford, brother, Earl Bostick (Louise) sisters, Margaret Bostick, Priscilla Lester, Gloria D. McKine, Tango R. Hill (Kenderson), Delores Ulmer, Henrietta Wright (Anthony) Juanita T. Gilford-Hall, Ms. Jacquelyn Sumpter his Friend for LIFE and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 1:00pm Saturday June 24, 2023, at First African Baptist Church of East Savannah, 402 Treat Ave., Savannah, GA 31404.

Interment Greenwich Cemetery.

Public viewing 3-6:00 pm Friday June 23, 2023, at The Chapel of Bynes-Royall, 204 West Hall St., Savannah, GA 31401.

Live Streaming on our Bynes-Royall. Inc Facebook Page.

 

Professional services entrusted to Bynes-Royall Funeral Home.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 23, 2023

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Chapel of Bynes - Royall 204 West Hall St, Georgia, Savannah

Celebration of Life
Saturday
June 24, 2023

1:00 PM
First African Baptist Church of East Savannah
402 Treat Street
Savannah, Georgia, GA 31404

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