Joshua Michael Gillaspie, 30, of Tecumseh, passed away on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012.
Josh was born on Sept. 1, 1982, in Topeka, the son of Dennis and Mary Jo (Hiestand) Gillaspie. Josh attended school at Shawnee Heights, graduating with the class of 2001. He was currently attending the Washburn Technical School for computer repair.
He leaves behind his loving family, including his parents, Dennis and Mary Jo Gillaspie of Tecumseh; one brother, Robert Gillaspie of Lawrence; two sisters, Jaclyn Gillaspie of Topeka; Lesley Gillaspie of Austin, Texas; grandmother Rosemary Gillaspie of Colony, Kansas; four nieces and one nephew; aunts, uncles, and numerous cousins and friends.
A private family service will held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the S.P.C.A. and sent in care of the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, PO BOX 408, Garnett, Kansas 66032. You may send your condolences to the family at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.
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