Mr. John Henry Gillespie, IV, age 72, died Monday night, May 30, 2011 at Marshall Medical Center.
He was a native of Marshall County, and the son of Katherine Sharp and John Henry Gillespie III. He was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corp, he was also a member of the Elks Club and VFW, and was retired from the cable TV business.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a stepfather, Maury Patton, his wife, Sandra Bowden Gillespie, and a son, John Henry Jack Gillespie, V.
Survivors include one brother, Harvey (Donna) Gillespie, a step son, Tony Johnson of Lewisburg, a godson, Matthew Blackwell of Panama City, Fla. Three nieces, Barbara Medley, Ginger Tepedino, and Jill Karby all of Lewisburg, also cousins and many close friends.
Visitation for Mr. Gillespie will be on Friday, June 3, 2011 from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM from the chapel of Bills McGaugh Funeral Home with a graveside memorial service to follow in Bowden Cemetery..
In Lieu of flowers, the family request donations may be made to the American Heart Association or to the Elks Scholarship Fund.
Bills McGaugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.