Memorial set for "Big" John Gillis

November 12, 2012

A memorial service for local radio icon “Big” John Gillis is scheduled for Saturday. Gillis, 65, who died at his Broad Ripple home Friday night, was well-known as the traffic reporter for WIBC for nearly three decades before retiring in 2007. Visitation is set for noon at Flanner & Buchanan Funeral Home followed by a service at 2 p.m. A family spokesman said Gillis had recently developed breathing problems.
 

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