Stephen Thomas Gillispie

Born: Mon., Oct. 12, 1953
Died: Wed., May 31, 2017


6:00 PM Fri., Jun. 02, 2017
Location: Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Jun. 03, 2017
Location: Mathers-Gaunce Funeral Home

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Stephen Thomas "Steve" Gillispie, 63, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

A native of Bourbon Co., he was born October 12, 1953 to Harvey T. "Tommy" Gillispie and the late Mary Della Letcher Gillispie.

Steve was a longtime heavy machinery & diesel mechanic for Cantwell Machinery Co. in Blue Ash, Ohio and currently the Tractor Technician for Chris’s Repair Shop in Carlisle. He had been a Shooting Sports Instructor for Mason Co. 4-H, enjoyed wood-working in his shop and was a member of Herrington United Methodist Church.

Survivors in addition to his father are his wife, Pam Jefferson Gillispie; 2 sons, Christopher Gail (Julie) Gillispie & Dwight Thomas (Crystal) Gillispie, of Carlisle; 2 sisters, Pamela Gail (Kevin) McTeague, of Roswell, Georgia & DeAnna Faye Jinks, of Gatlinburg, Tennessee; 2 step-daughters, David (Angie) Merrill & Beth Lee, of Maysville;  7 grandchildren: Kayla & Kelsey Gillispie, Jilson Thomas "J.T." Gillispie, Parker, Gracie & Kayson Merrill and Aidan Lee; and a nephew, Boone Jinks.

Services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Mathers-Gaunce F.H. by Bro. Jim Caswell and Rev. Gaylord Gillispie. Burial will follow in Carlisle Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 6:00 P.M. Friday.

Memorial contributions suggested to the Herrington United Methodist Church, c/o Judy Martin, 108 Mill Run Road, Paris, Kentucky 40361.

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Teresa Hawkins Vance
   Posted Thu June 01, 2017
SO sorry to hear of Stevens passing, I have known the family since I was a kid. He and my Brother Danny went to school together. Prayers for you rfamily at this time.

Paul and Sandy Hamilton
   Posted Thu June 01, 2017
Very sorry to hear of Steve's passing. Prayers for your family.

Georgia Livingood
   Posted Fri June 02, 2017
I am so very sorry for your loss. Hang in there J.T.. Mr. Gillispie was such a happy man smiling all the time. It is a tragic loss for our community to lose such a good man. Please know that I'm praying for the entire family. God bless you all.

Jackie & Cindy Watkins
   Posted Fri June 02, 2017
Sorry to hear about the passing of Stevie.
May God wrap His arms around each of you, comfort you and guide you through the coming days.
May Steve Rest in Peace.

David and Mary Moloney
   Posted Fri June 02, 2017
We just heard today of Steve's passing. Pam, our sympathy and prayers are with you and all the family. David and Mary Moloney

Mike and Cathy Cook Cassity
   Posted Thu June 15, 2017
To the Gillispie Family. We are so sorry for your loss.A Son,a Brother, a Father a Grandfather and a very good Friend! We are very sorry we could not make it to the funeral. May God be with each and everyone and watch over all.Our prayers are with you!

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