Donald “Don” E. Gillespie

Donald Eugene Gillespie

Donald “Don” E. Gillespie, 71, of Edna, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, surrounded by his family.

He was born on July 18, 1948, in Refugio, Texas, to Norman “Fuzzy” and Allie (Linney) Gillespie.

Don is survived by: his wife, Becky; two daughters, Leslie Maldonado and husband Andrew of Raymondville, and Courtney Boenig and husband Dan of Inez; brother, Grady Gillespie and wife Debbie of Victoria; sister, Judy Morgan and husband John of Rosenberg; and eight grandchildren, Preston, Katarina, Violet, Cory, Vivian, Kacey, Alison and Davis.

Don was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Bruce Gillespie.

Funeral Service:  2 p.m. Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Kubena Funeral Home of Hallettsville.

Visitation:  6  to 8 p.m. Friday at Kubena Funeral Home.

Pallbearers:   Mike Walker, Vance Wilson, Andy Maldonado, Andrew Maldonado, Clayton Gillespie and Bryce Gillespie.

Officiant: Rev Hollis Hoffman.

Memorials:  donations to the Glioblastoma Foundation or Donor’s Choice.

Burial:  Salem Cemetery, Ezzell, Texas.

Words of comfort may be shared with the family at

(0) entries

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.