Walter Gillespie

Mar 20, 2018
Walter Gillespie passed away peacefully March 20th, 2018.

Predeceased by his loving wife Helen Gillespie of 55years. He leaves behind his 2nd wife Doris; his 4 children Daryl (Jeanne), Cheryl (Ed Neave), Jim (Tina) and Lisa.

He was a loving grandfather to his 8 grandkids Davina, Alan, Mike, Dana, Darla, Ryan, Emma and Brooke along with great-grandchildren.

He was born in Breton, Alberta in 1928. Moving to B.C to be with his family as a young man. He worked as a truck driver for many years before retiring. In his later years he enjoyed simple pleasures, playing cards on a Sunday night or meeting his brothers for coffee once a week. He was a dedicated Christian and member of the Nanaimo First Baptist Church. He will be greatly missed by many.

‘I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.’ -2 Timothy 4:7.

A memorial service will be held Friday, April 6th at the Nanaimo First Baptist Church, 1650 Waddington Road at 1:00 p.m. 

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