Robert A. Gillespie


Passed: Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Funeral: Saturday, May 10, 2014

Age: 72
Location: Greer, SC

Robert Alonzo Gillespie, 72, of 330 Victor Hill Road, widower of Elaine Jordan Gillespie, died May 7, 2014 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

A native of Greer, son of the late Roy Holder and Helen Powell Gillespie, he was a former employee of Grammer Industries and of the Methodist faith.


Surviving are his daughter, Dana Duncan (Andy) of Boiling Springs; one daughter-in-law, Tori Gillespie of Greer; two brothers, Randall Gillespie (Barb) of Albuquerque, NM and Terry Gillespie (Kyong) of Seoul South Korea; three sisters, Nancy Dill (Melton) of Lyman, Dorothy Starrett (Terry) of Laurens and Frances Gillespie of Baltimore, MD and four grandchildren, Albany and Andrew Duncan and Miranda and Peyton Gillespie.

Mr. Gillespie was predeceased by one son, Brandon Gillespie, two brothers, Paul and Keith Gillespie and one sister, Barbara G. Henderson.

Funeral Services:

A memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Wood Mortuary.

Visitation will be held after the service at the mortuary.

The family is at the home of Terri Johnson, 104 Leyswood Drive, Greenville, S.C. 29615.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, 3535 Pelham Road, Suite 101, Greenville, S.C. 29615.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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