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Emerson E. Gillespie Sr.
July 5, 1943 ~ April 29, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Emerson E. Gillespie Sr., 79, of Lewisville, Ohio passed away Saturday, April 29, 2023 at the Stellar Care Center, Woodsfield, Ohio.
He was born at Marietta, Ohio on July 5, 1943 a son of the late Emerson Gillespie and Lucille Miller Jones.
Emerson was a former laborer at the former Watt Car & Wheel, Barnesville, Ohio and Wal-Mart, St. Clairsville, Ohio.
He enjoyed sitting on the porch and watching traffic. He also enjoyed spending time with family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Teresa Carpenter Gillespie.
Surviving are twin daughters, Annette (Christine Brooks) Gillespie of Fernandina Beach, Florida, Yvette (Michelle) Stotts – Gillespie of Lakeland, Florida; one son, Eddie (Jennifer) Gillespie of Lewisville, Ohio; one sister, Bernie (Ken) Miller of Woodsfield, Ohio; one brother, Frank (Bea) Gillespie of Bellaire, Ohio; five grandchildren, Zac Gillespie, Ethan Gillespie, Maggie Stotts Gillespie, Cassie Phillips, David Kehl and four great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Thursday, May 4, 2023 where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 5, 2023 with Rev. David Cottrell officiating.
Burial will follow in the Crestview Cemetery, Barnesville, Ohio.