Brandon Wayne Daniel Gilmore of Union, MO, formerly St. Clair, MO, departed this life suddenly on June 23, 2018, having reached the age of twenty-five years, ten months and twelve days. Brandon was born in Poplar Bluff, MO, on August 11, 1992, son of Daniel Lee Gilmore and Sherri Lynn Gilmore nee Brown. On June 14, 2013, he was united in marriage to Chelsie Jean Lynn Dutkiewicz and four children blessed this union.
Brandon is survived by his wife, Chelsie Gilmore of Union, MO; by his children, Eli, Noah and Gabriel Gilmore and one unborn child, all of Union; by his mother, Sherri Gilmore McAllister of Gideon, MO; by his former step-father, Jamie Richmond of Gideon; by his parents-in-law, Gary Dutkiewicz of Gideon and Kimberly Dutiewicz of Union; by his grandparents, Francis McGinley and husband, Dennis, of Clarkton, MO, Lonnie Brown of Jonesboro, MO and Roni Gilmore of Missouri; by one brother, Benjamin Thacker of Missouri; by aunts, uncles, sisters and brothers-in-law, one niece, one nephew, cousins and many friends.
Brandon was preceded in death by his father, Daniel Lee Gilmore, and by his grandfather, Daniel Gilmore.
Brandon was a Christian, having been raised in the Baptist faith and believing in the Lord as his Savior. He was currently employed as an anodizer at Jerry's Metal Refinishing in St. Clair, MO. Caring for his wife and children was always his first priority in life and he was a loving husband, a great daddy and son. He enjoyed many hobbies and interests during his life and was a sports enthusiast, playing basketball and football and had even competed in MMA for a while. He was an avid fan of the Kansas City Chiefs and rarely missed a televised game. Nothing meant more to Brandon than his wife and children, yet he was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need of getting their life on the right track.
A devoted and loving husband, daddy, son, grandson, son-in-law, step-son, brother, nephew, uncle, cousin and friend, he will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved him.
Memorial services were held on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in St. Clair, MO, with the Rev. Jim Muir officiating. Private committal will take place at a later date. Memorials may be made to Chelsie Gilmore. The family entrusted the care of their loved one to Russell Colonial Funeral Home, St. Clair, MO.