Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Charles Gilles, R.I.P.

Charles Edward Gilles
August 14, 1917 — November 23, 2010

Charles Gilles, a longtime resident of Delaware Avenue on Flint's East Side died on Tuesday at the age of 93. He was a WWII veteran who logged 38 years at Chevrolet. He will be missed.


  1. A tid-bit that might be of interest on this site is some of the construction my dad worked on around Flint. He told us a few stories of being a supervisor on a brick laying group for some local builder in his early years. He worked on lots of Downtown Flint buildings, but his most memorable project was when his team built the AC Clock tower that used to be on Dort Hwy.
    Thanks Gordie for putting these pictures up!

  2. I was sorry to read of Duane Gilles's father passing. I remember what a good young man Duane was and his parents were always there for him. My sympathy goes out to him.


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