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Hugh Edgar Gillispie Jr.

May 29, 1943 ~ October 11, 2021 (age 78)


Hugh Edgar Gillispie, Jr., 78, of Salem, VA., passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on Monday, October 11, 2021. Hugh was a gentle and kind man who loved his family, friends, fishing and sitting in the swing on his back porch with his favorite four-legged girls Heidi and Maggie.

Hugh is reunited in eternal life with his dad and mom, Hugh and Kemper Gillispie; and sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Herman Lee.

Left to cherish his memory includes the love of his life his wife, Kathy Gillispie; children, Kem Short, Paul Payne, David Payne, Jim Hall, and Missy Fletcher (Kevin); granddaughter, Kayla Short and Riley Hall; brother, Fred Gillispie (Karen); best friend, Clay Walker; and several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

The family will receive friends at Lotz Salem Chapel on Thursday,     October 14, 2021 from 3 to 5 p.m.   The funeral service will be held following the visitation at 5 p.m.

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October 14, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Lotz Funeral Home - Salem
1330 East Main Street
Salem, VA 24153

Funeral Service
October 14, 2021

5:00 PM
Lotz Salem Chapel

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