Robert Eugene Quilliam, 91, died September 2, 2015. He was born August 17, 1924, in Daviess County, Indiana, to Bernard and Lola Standley Quilliam. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Agricultural Engineering. He began his career with the USDA Soil Conservation Service, working in Indiana and Alabama, and was the State Conservationist in West Virginia and Ohio, retiring in 1979. A resident of Lakeport for 25 years, he was an elder at Lakeport Christian Church. He enjoyed farming and fishing.
Mr. Quilliam is survived by his wife of 67 years, Maxine Quilliam of Lakeport; son, Randall (Tanya); daughter, Karen Taylor (Tom); two grandsons, Jeff Quilliam and Josh Quilliam (Maria); four great grandchildren, Hunter Quilliam, Noah Quilliam, Tripp Quilliam and Kaylyn Quilliam all of Millersport; four step grandchildren, Andy Hite, Heather Evans, Ami Boch and Dodi Brinkman; and nieces, Cheryl Parris and Michelle Martin.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at Lakeport Christian Church. Memorial services will also be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2015, at Christ United Methodist Church in Baltimore.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lakeport Christian Church, 10947 E. State RD 78, Moore Haven FL 33471.
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