Troy Lee Gilliam

Published 2:47 pm Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Troy Lee Gilliam,  54, of Port Arthur, TX gained his wings on Wednesday, September 28, 2022.

A native of Port Arthur, TX and resident of Houston, TX. Troy Lee’s passion was cooking.

He was the proud owner of Klasic Taste Catering.

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He enjoyed reading, music, drawing, writing, and playing pool. But most of all family was everything.

He is preceded in death by his father, Clarence Gilliam Sr.; mother, Fannie Gilliam; three brothers, Clarence Gilliam Jr., Gilbert Gilliam, Ronnie Gilliam; sister, Anna Lee Clabon; grandson, Phenix Gilliam.

Troy is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Kendra Gilliam; three daughters, Kentoyysha (Corey), Awndreavia (Keric), Tierranny (Chris); one son, Previn Gilliam; seven grandchildren, Si’Renity, Tenauri, Blake Jr., Tier, Jasiri, Asir, Sarai; five sisters, Deloris Gasper (Manuel), Isabelle Davis, Mildred Clark, Mary Dennis, Connie Prevost, Debbie Bickham (James); two brothers, Lawrence Gilliam (Margaret), Timothy Gilliam; two aunts, Rose Sewell, Victoria Obey; special friends, Ryan Franklin, Johnny Hill, Kim Dandridge; with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and devoted friends.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Gabriel Funeral Home Chapel, 3800 Memorial Blvd., Port Arthur, TX.