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Dale Edwin Gillaspie

April 27, 1952 ~ January 22, 2021 (age 68)

Obituary

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Dale Edwin Gillaspie of Warsaw, Indiana went home to be with his Lord at 11:08 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021 at Kosciusko Community Hospital of Warsaw at the age of 68.

He was born on April 27, 1952 in Marion, Indiana to Delores and Clay Gillaspie.  On May 1, 1976 he was married to Brenda Lee Rigsby.  They shared 44 years of marriage together before he passed away.

Dale was a 1971 graduate of Marion High School and attended ITT Tech in Fort Wayne graduating with honors.  He worked as a draftsman in Marion, Indiana for a number of years.  He moved to Kosciusko County, Indiana in 1984 and worked as an auto parts delivery driver for Auto Tech in Warsaw until his retirement in 2014.  He enjoyed pool, playing the trumpet and the guitar.  Dale and his wife, Brenda loved the fellowship of their church family at New Vision Church in Warsaw, he had a passion to share and to teach the word of God as well as filling the pulpit from time to time.  Dale will be dearly missed by his friends and family.

He will be lovingly remembered by his wife:  Brenda Lee Gillaspie (Warsaw, Indiana); and his brother:  Dan (Freda) Gillaspie (Michigan).  He was preceded in death by his parents.           

Dale’s life will be celebrated with a graveside service on Friday, January 29, 2021 at 12:15 p.m. at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw and officiated by Bishop Rex Parrett.  Friends and family may visit and hour prior to the graveside service from 11:00 – 12:00 noon at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana. 

Memorial donations may be directed to Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana  46580 to go towards funeral expenses and would be appreciated by the family.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 29, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home
225 Argonne Road
Warsaw, IN 46580

Graveside Service
Friday
January 29, 2021

12:15 PM
Oakwood Cemetery, Indiana, Warsaw

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