GILLETTE, JAMES E.; of White Lake; January 13, 2015; age 86. Dear father of James (Susan) Gillette, Jr. and Sandra (John) Shaw; beloved brother of Henry (Janice) Gillette and Willie Dudley Gillette, Jr.; dear grandfather of James III, Kelsey, John Jr., Jessica, and Madeleine; also survived by his former wife, Virginia Gillette. Mr. Gillette retired as an executive at General Motors after 43 years of service and was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was also an avid golfer. The family will receive friends Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the RIVERSIDE CHAPEL, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home, 5630 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford. Private Funeral Services will be held. Memorials may be made to the Michigan Humane Society. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Jan. 15, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 6 "Jim was a wonderful person and will be missed by many. My..."- Patricia Gabriel"Jim and I worked together at GMC and both transferred to..." "My prayers for the entire family during this time. He was a..."- Saundra Dichiera"My love and prayers are with the family.. sincerely, Pat..." "Jim was the plant manager at Plant #6, when I started on..."- Ron Hollis Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of James Gillette Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for James Gillette Add a photo +