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Gillispie, Willie "Bill" James

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February 19, 1944 - February 4, 2016

Gillispie, Willie "Bill" James

Bill Gillispie passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016 in Dallas, TX after years of suffering from heart disease.  He was born in Trenton, TX on February 19, 1944 to Pink and Mossie Gillispie.

Gillispie 2He is survived by his beloved wife Donna, of 51 years; daughter Amy and husband, Sony Raju, of Rowlett; daughter Stacy and husband, Shaik Akhtar of Dallas, TX; and three grandchildren, Emily Raju, Cassey Raju and Adam Akhtar, and sister, Betty Smith of Mesquite, TX.   He is preceded in death by brothers, John Gillispie of Mesquite, TX and Charlie Gillispie of Trenton, TX.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 11:00am in the chapel at Lake Highlands Baptist Church, 642 Brookhurst Drive, Dallas, TX  75218.


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Sallie Buntenbah

February 12, 2016 5:53PM

Mr. Gillispie, I will miss our wonderful talks when you stopped by at our estate sales. You were a true delight! You will be greatly missed.

Adam Akhtar

February 10, 2016 10:00AM

Paw-Paw, I try and recall a new memory every day so I can talk about them at the funeral. Love you Paw-Paw! Rest in peace.

Angela Martine

February 08, 2016 2:31PM

I love and miss you so much!!!!! I could not have asked for a better uncle.