Joseph Adams Gilligan

Born on June 3, 1946

Departed on January 30, 2020 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Mr. Joseph Adams Gilligan, age 73, of Hendersonville, passed away on January 30, 2020. He was born on June 3, 1946 in Hopkinsville, KY to the late John William and Ila Maude Gilligan. He was a retired Yacht Broker.

Joe, also known as JoJo, by his grandchildren, loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed being on the water and cruising with his wife, Treva, who he was married to for 34 years. He also loved airplanes and flying (was a licensed pilot in his youth) and watching and attending NASCAR races. Joe was a kind hearted, loving person who was always there for his family and friends and will be truly missed.

Joe is survived by his wife, Mrs. Treva Flowers Gilligan; children, Leanna (Mike) Matheny and Jonathan (Joanna) Gilligan; grandchildren, Sarah Beth Hudson, Emily Hudson, Jon William Gilligan; and his faithful companions, Skipper and Turbo.
There will be a celebration of life on February 22, 2020 from 1:00 to 4:00 at 135 Bay Drive in Hendersonville, Tennessee 37075. In lieu of flower donation will be accepted in his memory to the Cedar Creek Church by the Lake 3581 Benders Ferry Road, Mount Juliet, TN 37122.

18 Comments to Joseph Adams Gilligan

  1. Mary Sorge
    February 5, 2020 3:42 pm

    May he rest in peace. I am so sorry for your loss 💔

  2. Wes & Colleen Pearsall
    February 5, 2020 3:43 pm


    You and your family are in our prayers. Joe was a special friend to Wes and me. We are so sorry for your loss. Trust that he is now in that special place God prepared for him and he is simply waiting until he sees you again.

  3. treva gilligan
    February 5, 2020 6:31 pm

    Thanks for your prayers!

  4. Wayne Wiley
    February 6, 2020 10:02 am

    Is this the funeral home where Jimmy Morgan’s remains will be?

  5. Diane Sivells Hardick
    February 6, 2020 2:24 pm

    Treva my thoughts and prayers are with you and family. I loved Gilligan like a brother. He will be missed by his Hoptown friends. RIP Dear friend!❤️

  6. Kevin Johnson
    February 6, 2020 5:20 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

  7. Steve Gartrell
    February 7, 2020 7:20 am

    I and all your friends on the NCDA Staff are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. susie wooten
    February 7, 2020 9:44 am

    Treva, sending prayers of comfort to you and your family.

  9. Tomma Thornton
    February 7, 2020 11:04 am

    My sympathy and condolences to you and your family.

  10. Ava D Christian
    February 7, 2020 12:03 pm

    Praying for strength for both you and your family. Our thought and prayers today and always.

  11. Bob Austin
    February 9, 2020 1:24 pm

    Prayers for your loss. 🙏🙏🙏

  12. Suzie Tolmie
    February 10, 2020 9:25 am

    We’re all thinking of you here in Community Development, Treva. I wish you & your family peace & solace.

  13. Will Biggs
    February 10, 2020 9:46 am

    Mrs. Treva – truly sorry to learn of the loss of your Spouse of 34 years. May God’s peace that passes understanding be with your family through this difficult time of grief.

  14. Denise Hagewood
    February 10, 2020 3:13 pm

    Treva, I’m praying for you and your family during this most difficult time. My condolences are with you.

  15. Eureka Jackson
    February 12, 2020 4:38 pm

    Prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. May God’s peace be with you.

  16. April Calvin
    February 13, 2020 6:30 am

    Extremely sorry to hear about your loss. Sending my love and prayers your way!

  17. Renee Pratt Metro Social Services
    February 13, 2020 4:30 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. If you need anything, please do not hesitate to ask.

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