Mr. Gillespie died Saturday morning at his Nashville residence.
Memorials may be made to the Woodbine Methodist Church or charity of your choice.
A native of the Berlin Community, he was the son of the late John Henry & Ida Mai Gillespie, a member of the Woodbine Methodist Church, and retired after 43 years as a Marketing Manager for Genesco.
Survived by daughter, Betty Johnson of Murfreesboro; son, Aiken Lori Gillespie of Goodlettsville; grandsons, Joey Johnson & Ashley Christy Johnson of Murfreesboro; Billy Wyatt and Stephen Wyatt; and Casey Gillespie of Goodlettsville; sister, Frances Gillespie Orr of Perry, GA; sister-in-law, Sara Wheat Williams, nieces & nephews.
Grandsons & nephews, Harvey and John Henry Gillespie will serve as pallbearers.