Born:March 7, 1928

Passed Away:October 10, 2013

Location:Peoria, Arizona

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Walter Leroy Gillispie


WALTER L. “BABE” GILLISPIE, Peoria, AZ, 85, was called home by his Lord on October 10, 2013. Born in Lincoln, NE, he was an Army veteran. He was preceded in death by his infant son Danny, grandson Jesse Wagner, parents Asa and Ina, siblings Ruth, Willard, Paul and June. A loving husband, dad, grandpa and great grandpa, he is survived by his wife, Maxine, daughters Marcia (Steve) Strow, Glendale, Nancy Gillispie, Phoenix, Sue (Ken) Zimmerman, Peoria, Kathy (Bob) Kimball, Webb City, MO, 10 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and sister, Helen (Gene) Draper, Lincoln, NE. Services will be held October 22, 2013 at 10 am. at Best Funeral Chapel, 9380 W. Peoria. Internment will follow at Resthaven Cemetery, Glendale. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assoc., 13050 N. 103 Ave. #B, Sun City, AZ 85351.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 10:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. Best Funeral Services 9380 West Peoria Avenue Peoria, Arizona 85345


Graveside Service

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 11:30 A.M.-12:00 A.M. West Resthaven Park Cemetery 6290 West Northern Avenue Glendale, Arizona 85301


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