Robert “Bob” Hiram Gillespie age 73 of Somerset Kentucky passed from this life on Saturday, July 24th 2021. He was born September 7th 1947 to the late Hiram and Jessie Gillespie in Runnemede, New Jersey. 

Robert enjoyed playing solitaire. He was an avid gun and knife collector and a history buff.  

He has been reunited with his sweetheart, Karen Gillespie. Along with his parents and sister, Nancy Elliot. 

He has left to cherish his memory his daughters, Jessica Gillespie of Somerset, Katherine (Chris) Hisle of Somerset, Christine (Jared) Busker of Somerset, Shannon Gillespie of Somerset; grandchildren, Alexis Gillespie, Rylee Gillespie, Emma Fultz, Evelyn Busker; a special cousin Carolyn Tice and a host of friends and family. 

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 28th at noon with funeral services to follow at 1:00 P.M. at Southern Oaks Funeral Home. 

A live stream of the funeral service will be available on Southern Oaks Funeral Home Facebook page.   

Internment at Southern Oaks Cemetery at a later dates 

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.  

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Robert Gillespie.