Stanley “Stan” Wetmore Gillean

Stanley “Stan” Wetmore Gillean

Stanley Gillian - Salisbury - Carolina Cremation

Stanley “Stan” Wetmore Gillean, 63, of Salisbury, passed away from declining health for the last 10 years, on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the Brian Center in Salisbury.

Stan was born November 9, 1954 in Salisbury, NC to the late Hayden Wetmore and Nancy Sloop Gillean.  He graduated from West Rowan High School and UNC-Charlotte. He also attended Columbia Bible College. He owned and operated Stan’s Cars and his love of cars was obvious to everyone.

Stan is survived by 3 children; son, Patrick Gillean of Colorado; Ross Gillean of Salisbury; daughter, Rebecca Gillean of Salisbury; sister, Jan Gillean of Salisbury; and his former wife, Janice Gillean of Salisbury, whom he was married to for 28 years.

There will be a memorial service held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rowan Hospice & Palliative Care, 720 Grove St, Salisbury, NC 28144.

Carolina Cremation is assisting the Gillean family. Online condolences may be made at


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  1. Dick Richards says:

    Stan was a friend for many years. I am so sorry that his life was cut short by major illness, so sad. I have many memories of Stan, from the time he sold me a VW Passat diesel, to riding motorcycles together.