Tom P. Gillespie Jr., known to friends as Tommy, passed away November 22, 2018 at the age of 74 years. He was born August 11, 1944 to Tom Sr. and Dorothy Gillespie in St. Louis, MO. Tommy was a lifelong resident of Gary, Indiana, owner of Gillespie Ford Inc. , 1962 graduate of Tolleston High School and Airman in the United States Air Force. He was preceded in death by his parents Tom Gillespie Sr., Dorothy Gillespie (Johnny) Graham. He will forever be remembered by his children Candice (Derrick) Salter and Johnathan Gillespie. He will also be fondly remembered by Ladaye Gillespie, Anetra (James) Bell, Iona (Maurice) Wilson, siblings Robert (Lisa) Gillespie, Tamara Gillespie, Michelle Donaville (Roy) Morris, Johnny Graham, his grandchildren Caleb, Autumn, Gavin, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Visitation Wednesday November 28, 2018 from 9-11:00a.m. with funeral services at 11:00a.m. at Liberty Baptist Church 2301 Roosevelt St. Gary, IN. Pastor Antwon Brown, officiating.
Published in Post-Tribune on Nov. 25, 2018.