Charles “Eddie” Gillman, 93, of Chicago, died June 13, 2020.
Mr. Gillman, known as “Fast Eddie,” was a Navy war veteran of World War II who enlisted at age 17. Taught by his Uncle Joe Peven, he started a company in 1955 that remains a family business that serves military war-fighters. He was married to Harriet Natalie Gillman for 67 years. They spent many winters in Tucson.
Survivors include his children, Betsy Gillman Perlstein, Sharon Gillman, Brad Gillman, Judy (John) Gillman, and Alan Gillman; and eight grandchildren.
Services were held in Illinois. Arrangements were made by Weinstein & Piser Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be to Wounded Warriors, www.woundedwarriorproject.org.