Gillespie, Teddy Blaine

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Teddy Blaine Gillespie, age 70 of Tower Street Pulaski passed away Monday, January 23, 2006 at his home. Born July 24, 1935 in Mohegan, West Virginia he was the son of the late Thomas Joseph Gillespie & Blanche Abell Hill. One brother, Daniel Joseph Gillespie and one sister, Shirley McKinney Hall also preceded him in death.

He loved to fish and fashioned himself a professional pool player. He will be dearly missed by a number of friends and family. He was a veteran of the United States Army.

Surviving are: sister, Thelma Gillespie Moles, Pulaski; special friends, Leonard White, Arlington, Va., Larry Freeman, Pulaski, Va.; many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday at the Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski with the Rev. Dale Akers officiating. A memorial graveside service will follow at the Oakwood Cemetery where the V.F.W. Post #1184 will conduct full military honors.

In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory may be made to the Local American Legion Post # 7 (Pulaski).

Bower Funeral Chapel, Pulaski is handling the arrangements.