Obituary

James Gillespie


EASLEY — Mr. James Ernest Gillespie, 78, husband of the late Bobbie Leila Batson Gillespie, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2018.

Born in Pickens County, a son of the late Buford Lee Gillespie and the late Laura Ann Medlin Gillespie, Mr. Gillespie retired from J. Grady Randolph Trucking with over twenty-five years of service.

Surviving are two sons, Larry Gillespie and Lee Gillespie, both of Easley; a brother, Wallace Gillespie of Easley; ten grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Gillespie was predeceased by two daughters, Joyce Ross and Doris Robinson; a brother, William Gillespie; a grandson, Stanley Robinson; and a great-grandson, Travis Pierce Craft, Jr..

Funeral services were Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown. Burial followed in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

The family received friends at the funeral home, prior to the service.

The family was at the home of his son, Larry Gillespie.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.robinsonfuneralhomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, Easley, which is assisting the family.


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Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown
305 West Main St.
Easley, SC 29640
864-859-4001
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Published in The Pickens Sentinel from Sept. 6 to Sept. 7, 2018
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