David B. Gillespie

Died: Sat., Sep. 24, 2016


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David B. Gillespie, age 50, of Pottsville, PA , passed away at 11:52AM , Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at his home.

Born in Pottsville, PA on October 26, 1965,  he was the son of the late Raymond C. Gillespie and Ann Marie (McKenzie) Androshick. who survives him in Pottsville.

David was a graduate of Pottsville Area High School and worked in the kitchen at the Lehigh Valley Health, Schuylkill, South in Pottsville for over 20 years.

He wrestled for the Pennsylvania Championship Wrestling under the name of  "Chef D Z Gillespie".

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Charles and Raymond Gillespie and a sister Diane Androshick. 

David is survived by 2 brothers: Patrick Gillespie and his wife Donna, Pottsville and William Gillespie, Florida; 2 nieces Kelly Gillespie, Pottsville and Kerry Gillespie, New York; and 2 great nephews TJ and Ethan, both of New York.

Services and interment will be held private.

The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home, Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements.

Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com

 

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David Neiswender
   Posted Mon September 26, 2016
I can't believe one of my best friends is gone. Miss you Chef

Joe Crouse
   Posted Mon September 26, 2016
Saddened to get up this morning and read of my old friend passing. R.I.P.

Matthew DeSantis
   Posted Mon September 26, 2016
On behalf of my family, I want to extend our deepest condolences. Dave was a wonderful man and someone whom I shall remember fondly. He came into our lives wanting to fulfill a dream of being a professional wrestler. Through his own hard work and dedication, he achieved that dream. It was an honor to have him on our shows and to get to know him over the years. Personally, I will always remember Dave as being one of the guys who went out of his way to be nice to me in the locker room. Now, the Chef and Boogie can have some great matches at the wrestling ring in the sky.

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