Robert Harralson Gillaspie
Robert Harralson Gillaspie

July 15, 1926 - June 27, 2018
Born in Graham, Kentucky
Resided in Providence, Kentucky

Obituary

Robert Harralson Gillaspie, 91, formerly of Bowling Green, Kentucky, died Wednesday, June 27, at Shemwell HealthCare in Providence, Kentucky. The Graham, Kentucky native was the son of John T. and Opal Howton Gillaspie. Bob was a member of State Street United Methodist Church, Western Kentucky University Alumni and “W” Club. He was a Navy veteran having served during WW II. After teaching and coaching basketball he worked for Kraft Foods. After climbing the corporative ladder he concluded his career as Southeast Region Sales Manager.
He was preceded in death by his wife of seventy years, Jane Meredith Gillaspie in 2017, brother James L. Gillaspie, and sister, Betty Hill.
He is survived by two sons, Robert M. Gillaspie and wife Janice of Dixon, Kentucky, and James P. Gillaspie and wife Sallie of Grayson, Georgia, brother, John M. Gillaspie of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at State Street United Methodist Church, Bowling Green, on Saturday, August 4 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM followed by a Celebration of Life at 2:00. Bob chose cremation and will be interred at Bowling Green Gardens.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to State Street United Methodist Church, 1101 State Street, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42102 or St. Anthony’s Hospice, 2410 S. Green Street, Henderson, Kentucky 42420.

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Visitation
State Street United Methodist Church
1101 State Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Saturday, August 4, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Service
State Street United Methodist Church
1101 State Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Saturday, August 4, 2018
2:00 PM
Burial
Bowling Green Gardens
820 Lovers Lane
Bowling Green, KY 42103
Saturday, August 4, 2018
3:30 PM