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Robert "Gary" Gillespie


Last updated 10/14/2020 at 4:53pm

Robert “Gary” Gillespie, 74, of Brevard, entered his heavenly home Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020.

A native of Transylvania County, he was the son of the late Cicero and Gertrude Gillespie. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Kenneth and Virgil Gillespie, and a sister, Doris Owen.

He served his country for four years in the United States Navy, two years of which was in the Philippines. After his return home, he began his 34-year career at DuPont, in 1969. During his time there, he spent most summers at Lake DERA, helping maintain the campground and looking out...

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