Gary Scott Gillespie, 58, entered into heaven, surrounded by family on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

Gary Scott Gillespie, 58, entered into heaven, surrounded by family on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.
He is survived by his loving wife Pearl Gillespie, Neosho, son Robert Newman and wife Amber, Rogers, Ark., sons Travis Nivens and Shawn Gillespie, Neosho, daughter Kayla Gillespie, Rogers, Ark., bonus son Joey Martinez and wife Mallory, Goodman, bonus daughter Latisha Fulford and husband Dustin, Rocky Comfort, brother Steve Gillespie, Neosho, sister Angie Wesson and wife Dee, Maysville, Okla., grandchildren Trenton Ethridge, Jordan and Haley Nivens, Brianna and Isabella Newman, Haydan Gunter, bonsue son/grandson Keenan  Nivens, bonus grandchildren Kelcey and Chase Martinez, many nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, as well as many other friends and family.
He worked at La-Z-Boy for 38 years as a drill press operator. His celebration of life will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017  at the Neosho VFW during the benefit being held in his honor.