John L. Gillispie

October 19, 1942 - May 19, 2012

Gillispie, John Obituary

John L. Gillispie, 69, of Front Royal, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012, at his home.

A funeral service will be on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Maddox Funeral Home (map/directions), conducted by Pastor James Burke. Burial will follow in Prospect Hill Cemetery (map/directions).

Mr. Gillispie was born October 19, 1942, in Brandywine, WV, son of the late Ralph Amos and Georgia Synder Gillispie.

Surviving are his wife Linda Gillispie; two sons, Michael Gillispie of Front Royal and wife Missy, and Gary Gillispie of Front Royal and wife Allyson; a brother David Gillispie of Brandywine, WV and his wife Sharon; three sisters, Judy Pope of Seattle, WA , Sheila Henry of Front Royal, and Janet Smith of Ohio; two grandsons, Robbie Thompson and Chase Gillispie, both of Front Royal; two granddaughters, Brittany Williams and Heather Williams, both of Front Royal; three great-grandsons, Logan Thompson, Hayden Pearson, and R.J. Thompson, all of Front Royal; one great-granddaughter Nevaeh Pearson of Front Royal. He had numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three sisters Becky Hoten, Norma Bowers, and Jeannie Gillispie; two brothers Buddy Gillispie and Glenn Gillispie; and his step-mother Martha Burke Gillispie.  

Pallbearers will be George Shifflett, Jeffrey Henry, Dee Taylor, Danny Gillisipie, Robbie Thompson, and Jeremy Shifflett.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester Va., 22601.


May 22, 2012

Calling Hours - Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal - 6:00 - 8;00 p.m.


May 23, 2012

Funeral Service - Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal - 11:00 a.m.


May 23, 2012

Burial - Prospect Hill Cemetery, Front Royal

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