Michael Lee Gullett


Michael Lee Gullett, 53, Carbondale, formerly of Robinson, died on Oct. 21, 2020, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale. Mike was born on Sept. 26, 1967, in Robinson, the son of Tommy Lee Gullett & Patricia “Patsy” (Dart) Gullett, both of whom preceded him in death. Mike married Brandi Gullett on Sept. 12, 2006, and she survives. He is also survived by their children, Thomas Michael Gullett and Piper Elizabeth Gullett; by his sisters, Linda Staley (Robinson), Vicki Hightower (Peoria), and Mary “Lisa” Soles (Kansas City, Mo.); by his uncle, Steve Dart (Carbondale); and by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Mike grew up in Robinson and was a 1985 graduate of Robinson High School. He furthered his education at the University of Evansville, where he served as president of the Phi Tau fraternity while earning his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. Eventually, he also earned his MBA from SIU-Edwardsville. Time away from work often found Mike spending time with his beloved children, Tom and Piper. A time of visitation will be held from 4 - 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at the Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson. Please note that due to Covid-19 mandates passed by the State of Illinois, social distancing measures will be in force, and it will be required that all attendees wear face coverings. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at the funeral home. During the service, there will be an opportunity for family and friends to share memories of Mike’s life. Burial will follow in the Robinson New Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to either the “American Heart Association” or to the “American Cancer Society”, with envelopes available at the funeral home.