Raymond "R.J." Gillespie, Jr.

June 12, 1941 - September 1, 2020

Raymond “R.J.” Gillespie, Jr., 79, of Port Neches, died Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. He was born June 12, 1941, in Atlanta, Texas, to Imogene Duke Gillespie and Hollis Gillespie.

Survivors include his daughters, Tammy Irene Gardiner; Dana Suzette Evans, both of Port Neches; and Melissa Ray Andros and husband, Dustin, of Beaumont; grandchildren, Christopher Ray and Brandon Michael Gardiner; and Ashley Nicole and Myriah Capri Evans; great-grandchildren, Avery McBeth; Aspin and Harper Gardiner; and Cooper Adams; and brother, Kenneth Earl Gillespie.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Imogene and Hollis Gillespie.

A gathering of Mr. Gillespie’s family and friends will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 5, 2020, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His graveside service will be at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 6, 2020, at O’Farrell Cemetery, 7152 FM 995, Atlanta, Texas.

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O'Farrell Cemetery

O'Farrell Cemetery
  • 7152 FM 995, Atlanta, Texas 75551

Graveside Service

Graveside Service
  • 7152 FM 995, Atlanta, Texas 75551
  • 09/06/2020
  • 2:00 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
  • 505 n 12th street nederland tx 77627
  • 09/05/2020
  • 5:59 am

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Charlie Coco

Sorry to hear of your brothers passing Ken. Prayers for your family.

Randy And Sara Blanco

We are so sorry for your loss. Losing a parent is never easy. We want you know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.