Gregory Arthur Gillard, 53 of Sulphur passed away on May 16, 2012 in a local hospital. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 18, 2012 at 10 a.m. at Robison Funeral Home Chapel in Sulphur, LA with Rev. Steve Shirley officiating. Burial will be in Mimosa Pines Cemetery in Carlyss, LA under the direction of Robison Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 4-9 p.m. at Robison Funeral Home and will resume on Friday at 8 a.m. until time of service. Gregory was a native of Lake Charles and a long-time resident of Sulphur. He was a graduate of LaGrange High School and later worked for the Calcasieu Parish School Board for many years before retiring. Gregory is survived by his son, Wade Gillard of Sulphur; two brothers, Johnny Gillard of Toledo Bend, LA and Glenn Gillard of Pineville, LA; and sister, Gayle Wood of Nashville, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents, Evans and Mary Gillard and a sister, Marie Wood.