April 21, 1961 - August 22, 2021
Ricky Gillespie Belvedere, SC – Memorial Services for Mr. Ricky Gillespie, 60, who entered into rest August 22, 2021, will be conducted Sunday afternoon at 4 o’clock in the Posey Funeral Chapel with Pastor Alan Tillman officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service from 2:30 until 4 o’clock. The service will be streamed live at the following link: http://www.poseyfuneraldirectors.com/obituaries/permalink/10101243/LTWebcast Mr. Gillespie was a lifelong resident of Belvedere and a member of Bible Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Local Union 1579 and retired with 35 years of service with the IBEW. Mr. Gillespie enjoyed spending time outdoors and was actively involved with Belvedere baseball for over 35 years, where he loved coaching and mentoring the youth of the community. His faith and love for the Lord was strong. He extended his Christ-like love to everyone, never meeting a stranger. Mr. Gillespie genuinely cared for others, always engaged in conversation and offered respect to everyone he met. He will be fondly remembered for the overwhelming loved he had for his family and friends. Mr. Gillespie’s pride and joy were his grandchildren, who affectionately called him “Grumps.” He was preceded in death by his father, Arnold Richard “Red” Gillespie, Jr., and his mother, Carole Woods. Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Wanda Gillespie; a daughter, Keely Gillespie (Ty) Barkell, Aiken, SC; a son, Brant Gillespie, Belvedere, SC; a sister, April (Frank) Leischner, Graniteville, SC; two grandchildren, Slade Barkell and Tatum Barkell. Honorary Pallbearers will be Mark Gregory, Tyler Gregory, Brian McGowan, Brian Paul, Marvin McClendon, Marvin Clary, Eric Clary, Gary Cartrett and David Marabel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bible Baptist Church, 384 Murrah Road, North Augusta, SC 29860. Posey Funeral Director of North Augusta is in charge of arrangements (803)278-1181.
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