Richard W. Gillespie, 85 of Zanesville, Ohio died 1:24 PM, Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Genesis Morrison House Hospice.
He was born Thursday, July 20, 1933, in Zanesville, Ohio (Muskingum County) the son of Joseph Carl Gillespie and Nora Marie (Longshore) Gillespie and married Margaret (Snider) Gillespie on Saturday, June 26, 1954.
Richard retired from Brockway Glass following many years of service. He was an accomplished auto mechanic, and could fix anything.
Richard is survived by his wife: Margaret; two daughters: Kathy (Mike) Edie of Newark, OH & Julie (Casey) Henson of Zanesville; three grandsons: Jason (Jamie) Dickerson & Justin Dickerson both of Zanesville and Geoffrey Edie of Newark; three great grandsons: Colton, Collin & Kingzton Dickerson.
In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers.
Friends may call from 10:00 AM to 12 Noon, Saturday, February 16, 2019, at the Hillis, Combs & Nestor Funeral Home, 935 Forest Avenue, Zanesville, where funeral services will follow at 12 Noon.
Burial will follow in Zanesville Memorial Park.
To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit www.hilliscombsnestor.com
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