Fred Gillespie, 89, of Brevard went to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 13, 2008.
He was the son of the late Sam Gillespie and Eloise Gillespie Sprouse. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Frank Gillespie.
He was a member of Mt. Moriah Calvert Baptist Church, a World War II veteran and a well-respected diesel mechanic.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Ora O. Gillespie; two sons, Larry Gillespie and wife Darlene of Brevard and Sid Gillespie of Greenville, S.C.; one daughter, Beverly Barnett and husband Jammie of Pisgah Forest.
Also surviving are five grandchildren, Elaine Ca...