Lyle Gillespie

GAFFNEY, S.C. – Lyle Gillespie of Gaffney, S.C., formerly of Newell, passed away July 28, 2014.

Born Feb. 3, 1937, he was a son of Arthur and Hester Gillespie.

He served in the military and was retired from Homer Laughlin China Co.

Survivors include three sons, Thomas, Lyle II and David Gillespie; five grandchildren; six sisters, Rosela Squires, Bessie Rowand, Delores Mattern, Fay Fone, Maxine Mellinger and Linda Pitts; and two brothers, James Gillespie and Silvester Gillespie.

Services were performed at the Society of Cremation, Gaffney, S.C.

There will be a memorial service at Glendale Church of the Nazarene in Newell at 1 p.m. Sept. 20, 2014. The Rev. Henry will be officiating over the services. Family and friends are invited to attend.