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Clyde Wilburn Gillespie

October 7, 1933 ~ May 5, 2019 (age 85)


Clyde Wilburn Gillespie

High Point



Clyde Wilburn Gillespie, 85, of High Point, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Hospice Home at High Point.

Born October 7, 1933, in Charlotte, he was a son of the late Clyde Walker Gillespie and the late Edna Dennis Gillespie. Mr. Gillespie served in the National Guard and was a retired truck driver.

He is survived by his wife Lona Smith Gillespie of the home; son, Billy Birchfield of Winston-Salem, daughters, Carmen Baker of Asheboro, Patty Davidson of Randleman, Sharon Gonzales of Asheboro, De Dee Bullard of Thomasville, and Susie Williams of Robbinsville; brother, Beverly Ray Gillespie and wife Kathy of High Point; sister, Carol Irvin of Lexington, and Gretchen Terry of Georgia; nine grandchildren, and twenty-seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons, Dennis Lee Gillespie, and Beverly Wayne Gillespie; and brother, Lowell Wayne Gillespie.

Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Floral Garden Park.

Wright Funerals-Cremations is in charge of arrangements.

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Graveside Service
May 8, 2019

2:00 PM
Floral Garden Park
West Rotary Drive
High Point, NC 27262

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