John Orrin Gillespie, 84, of North Chesterfield, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 6, 2022. John was preceded in death by his parents Lacy and Anna Gillespie; first wife, Deena Hawes; daughter, Angela Brown; and five siblings. He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Judy Gillespie ; Daughter, Josie Nelms (Travis); Two Sons, Winton Gillespie, Carey Gillespie; Two Step-daughters, Susan Williams, Angela Davis (Tim); step-son, Terry Barksdale; Eight Granddaughters, Autumn Nelms, Abby Nelms, Carly Gillespie, Amanda Brown, Kristen Jenkins (Kristine), Jessica St Clair (Pete), Samantha Castelow, Ashley Whitten (James); Six Great-granddaughters, Summer Harwood, Myleigh Harwood, Leah St Clair, Amelia Whitten, Emberlynn Davis, Makenzie Barksdale; Four Grandsons, David Hester, Jr., Nicholas Castelow, Timothy Davis, Jr. (Jennifer), Josh Barksdale; Two Great-grandsons, Adam St Clair, Mason Whitten; Niece, Cardean Gilley; Brother, Dale Gillespie; Sister, Gayle Uhl. A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 11, 2022 at 11a.m. at Berean Baptist Church, 2914 Cogbill Road, Richmond, VA 23234.