Rev. G. Kim Gilson, July 2015

The Rev. G. Kim Gilson, 69, of Holly Oak in Wilmington, Del., went home to be with his Lord Friday, June 26, 2015.  He served a total of 48 years in the ministry, most recently as pastor of Holly Oak Calvary UMC in Wilmington and previously as pastor of Immanuel UMC in Crisfield Md. His home church was Wilkinson Memorial UMC in Croydon, Pa. He served churches in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland and Delaware.

A graduate of Asbury University in Wilmore, Ky., Rev. Gilson enjoyed arts, crafts, music and hosting foreign exchange students.  He is survived by his son, Stephen Gilson (and wife, Nuria); daughter, Heather Gilson; mother, June McGrath; brother, Jeffrey Gilson (and wife Debbie); sister, Elaine Gilson; two  grandchildren; and a sister-in-law  and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Flowers are welcome, or contributions in his name can be sent to: UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief), 475 Riverside Dr., Room 1520, New York, 10115.  For directions and to leave an online condolence please visit