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Jimmie Gillespie

October 20, 1946 — July 23, 2023

Eubank

Jimmie Kay Gillespie, age 76, husband of Helen Sue of Eubank, Kentucky, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2023, at his residence.

Jimmie was born October 20, 1946 to the late George Stanley and Annie (Blevins) Gillespie. He accepted Christ as his personal savior and was baptized at  Oak Grove Church of Christ.  He proudly served two years in Vall Sack, Germany as an SP4 and was an ammo storage specialist. He also served one year in National Guards. He worked at Tecumseh products for 25 1/2 years. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and spending time with family, friends, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Those left to celebrate his life are his wife, Helen Sue Denney Gillespie, they had enjoyed 37 years together prior to his passing; daughters, Janette Gillespie & Jessie of Monticello, Kentucky, Kendra Gillespie & Brent of Monticello, Kentucky; step-daughter, Tammy Estep of Waynesburg, Kentucky; 11 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Kenneth Gillespie of Monticello, Kentucky; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and neighbors.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a son, George Jason Gillespie; a great-grandson, Ezekiel Lewis; and a sister, Hazel Foster.

A funeral service will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Troy Roberts officiating.

Military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post # 38.

Burial will be at the Good Hope Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Jared Burton, David Foster, Izaak Cooper, Seth Ford, Zebadiah Ford, and Jordan Gregory. Honorary pallbearers are Zachary Gillespie and Daniel Foster.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 9:00 PM Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com

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Visitation

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

6:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Morris and Hislope Funeral Home

5900 N. Hwy 27, Science Hill, KY 42553

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Morris and Hislope Funeral Home

5900 N. Hwy 27, Science Hill, KY 42553

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