- December 20, 2012
of Jack's Passing
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Missing Grandpa tonight. Vacation has finally settled down and the emotions have a moment to settle back in.
Thank you for inspiring me to be the best man I know how to be, Grandpa. Without you I wouldn't be the man I am today. You will always hold the most prized spot in my memories. I can't wait to tell my son just how wonderful of a man you were.
Posted by: Robert Cloys - Colorado Springs, CO - Grandson Dec 31, 2012
So many good (better than good) memories growing up and as an adult. The summers in Edinboro were the BEST. I will cherish ALL my memories with Uncle Jack. There's no better santa! May you cherish all of your memories and I'm wishing all of ya'll to find strength and peace through God's love.
Posted by: Sally G Dawson - Converse, TX - Niece Dec 21, 2012
Patty, so sorry to hear about you loss. I'm thinking of you and your families in thoughts and prayers. Pray the Lord will comfort you during this difficult time. BJ
Posted by: BJ Wiseman - Georgetown, IN - Friend of Patty Dec 21, 2012
Uncle Jack was my only uncle and very dear to me as a child growing up. I remember visiting the family in KY and all us cousins would have a blast playing together. I remember hearing for the first time the word "tote" and did not understand what it meant, not being a southerner, at the time. Since then, I have become one. We were honored when he and Aunt Janet came to Alabama for Brad's wedding. It was great
Posted by: Dale and Ella MacFiggen - Alexander City, AL - nephew Dec 21, 2012
So sorry for your loss. Uncle Jack was a great man and brought smiles to everyone he touched.
Love you, Uncle Jack! Rest in peace.
Posted by: Pat Gillespie - Ithaca, NY - Nephew Dec 21, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you all. There are no words to make you feel better, but know he is in that peaceful valley. He can now celebrate with Jesus the true reason for this season that he loved and made special for so many.
Posted by: Terri Joiner - Louisville, KY - Friend of Patti Dec 21, 2012
My heart goes out to all of you. I know how precious he was to so many people. Having lost my Dad I have discovered how much he lives through all of us and we constantly honor his memory with our stories!. Linda, know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I know God's love will surround all of you during this time and all the days to come.
Posted by: Sarah Nell McDade - Friend of Linda's Dec 21, 2012
My memories of the Gillespie family are childhood ones. Growing up in Pioneer Village a small subdivision where everyone knew each other, and played as children. The Gillespie house was always open to the neighborhood kids. I am so sorry for your loss may God be with you at this hard time .
Posted by: Brenda Brown Dillon - Oak Ridge, TN - friend Dec 21, 2012
I first met Jack and Janet when Corey and Christie got married. I remember that where Jack was involved, there was always a lot of laughter. I know that he was greatly loved by his family and will be missed forever. I am glad I was able to know him, even for a short time.
Posted by: Judy Hawkins - Carthage, MO - Christie's mother-in-law, Corey' Dec 21, 2012
Our hearts are heavy for your loss. Know that you are all in our thoughts and in our prayers.v2ppu
Posted by: Janet and Wayne Coffey - Louisville, KY - friend Dec 21, 2012