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James Douglas Gilmer

July 20, 1951 ~ November 4, 2022 (age 71)


Mr. James Douglas Gilmer of Dothan passed away Friday, November 4, 2022 at the age of 71.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 6 P.M. Tuesday, November 8, 2022 at Ward Wilson Funeral Home.

Mr. Gilmer was born July 20, 1951 to the late John Henry Gilmer and Mary Jeanette Kelley Gilmer. He served as a Medic during the Vietnam War, and loved riding his motorcycle.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Gilmer is preceded in death by a grandchild Gilbert Gregory Meadows, brother John Henry Gilmer and half-brother Richard Mercer.

He is survived by his daughters Teri Gilmer Bates, Melissa Gilmer, grandchildren Shelby Anderson, Cody Anderson, Alec Abrams, Antoine Abrams, Chase Brown, great-grandchildren Easton Anderson, Kylan Abrams, and cousins David (Jan) Gilmer, and Michael (Jennifer) Gilmer.


Celebration of Life
November 8, 2022

6:00 PM
Ward Wilson Funeral Home
2414 Hartford Highway
Dothan, Alabama 36305

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