In Memory of




Obituary for Jeffrey Scott Gillis

Jeffrey Scott Gillis, age 57, of Temple passed from this life during the afternoon hours of July 6th, 2022, at Baylor Scott & White Hospital. He was born on the 27th day of February 1965 in NewFoundland, Canada to parents General Richard F. Gillis and Sue Lawana Sheffield.

Jeffrey graduated from Judson High School in Converse, TX. He was baptized in McGregor, TX, at the College Avenue Baptist Church. Jeffrey has been a resident of the Temple area for 24 years and was owner and operator of All Around Tree Care of Temple for 33 years. He also became a member of the Tree Care Industry Association. On May 16th, 1992, Jeffrey married the love of his life, Paula Bostick. The two created a family together. Jeffrey enjoyed loving on his grandbabies and being around his friends and family. He loved the ocean; especially skiing and surfing. Hunting, being outdoors, and boating were some of his greatest enjoyments. Jeffrey will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his father General Richard F. Gillis and his stepfather Steven F. Austin.

Jeffrey leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife Paula Gillis of Temple, daughter Amber Mariah Gillis of Temple, daughter Amanda Lehman Poff of Conroe, son Nicholas Scott Gillis of Mobile, AL, son Kyle Grant Lehman of San Antonio, brother Kevin Richard Gillis of Conroe, sister Cheryl Burch of San Antonio, three grandchildren: Payten Rene Poff, Rylee Piper Poff, and Reese Regan Poff; three nieces: Jenalynn Sue Morgan, Kimberly Stevens, and Megan Murphy; two nephews: Rodrick Dane Richard Gillis “Rowdy” and Joe Murphy; as well as numerous great nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at a later date.

Hewett-Arney Funeral Home of Temple is entrusted with these arrangements.