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David L. Gillespie

August 20, 1944 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 77)

Obituary

David L. Gillespie, 77, of Gahanna, Ohio, died on November 6, 2021 at Fairlawn Memorial Hospital in Fort Pierce, Florida.  He was born August 20, 1944 at Zanesville, a son of the late Irvin and Myrtle Gillespie.  Dave was a graduate of Maysville High School and Ohio University, and he continued graduate studies at Virginia Tech.  He retired after a long career in the telecommunications industry.  He enjoyed golfing, cycling, watching his grandchildren’s sports, and spending time with family.

He is survived by two sons, Jack (Kristen) Gillespie and Joe Gillespie; four grandchildren, Mitch Gillespie, Haley Gillespie, Liam Gillespie and Jaxson Gillespie; three brothers, Jim Gillespie, Sam (Tina) Gillespie and Tom (Bev) Gillespie; and seven nieces and nephews, Kym (Bob) Cross, Jay (Summer) Gillespie, Keeley (Steve) Herron, Wendi Gillespie, Michael (Jessica) Gillespie, Andrew (Mariana) Beall and Scott (Connie) Beall.

In addition to his parents, Dave was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Dee Gillespie; and two nephews, Christopher Gillespie and Scott Gillespie.

A Cremation will take place with a Memorial Service to take place at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME, 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE with Mr. William L. Meaige officiating. Friends may call two hours prior to service. He will be inurned at Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery, Zanesville.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home
1271 Blue Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
Guaranteed delivery before the Visitation begins

Memorial Service
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

1:00 PM
Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home
1271 Blue Avenue
Zanesville, OH 43701
Guaranteed delivery before the Memorial Service begins

Inurnment Following Service

Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery
Military Road
Zanesville, OH 43701

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