Thomas C. Gillespie Sr., 65, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Tommy was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army after serving in Vietnam, a retired firefighter from the Grand Rapids Fire Department and a member of the Order of the Ancient and Accepted Freemasons of St. James Lodge.
Tommy leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Brenda Gillespie; son, Thomas C. Gillespie Jr.; daughter, Marny Gillespie; four grandchildren; his brother, Sherman D. Gillespie and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Public viewing will be Sunday, November 10, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Watts Bar Church of God, located at 1517 State Highway 58 in Decatur, Tenn., with funeral services beginning at 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.