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Robert Bailey Gillespie

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes, Inc.

28 Harding Avenue

Jackson, Ohio 45640

Phone: (740)286-2010

Fax: (740)286-5640


Robert Bailey Gillespie passed away Friday, March 27th, 2020 at Kings Daughters Hospital in Ashland, Kentucky at the age of 73. He was born in Buckhannon, West Virginia on January 21st, 1947 to the late Robert and Maxine Gillespie.

He is survived by his daughter, Claudia (Gillespie) McGinnis; sister, Sara Beth Gillespie; and sister, Sue (Gillespie) Crawford.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Donna Rae Gillespie and his beautiful wife, Billie Jo (McCain) Gillespie.

In honor of his wishes, there will be no services held. To anyone wishing to honor Robert, you can make a memorial donation to the Jackson County Dog Pound, c/o: Jackson County Auditor, 275 Portsmouth Street, Jackson, OH 45640. Online condolences may be sent to

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