Gillespie, Richard "Rick"

Richard Lynn Gillespie, 63, of Morenci, Mich., died May 11, 2020, at his home.

He was born Sept. 5, 1956, in Hudson, Mich., to Richard and Clara (Clark) Gillespie.

Rick graduated from Morenci Area High School and served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Morenci Sportsman’s Club and the Bluegrass Association. He was well known as “Slick Rick” on the radio station, Q95. He enjoyed pitching horseshoes, bowling, farming, and being at his cabin.

In addition to his father, he is survived by brother Robin Allen Gillespie; nephew Michael Gillespie; niece Amie Gillespie; and his girlfriend, Tami Mohn. 

He was preceded in death by his mother and grandparents.

Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be set at a later date.

Memorial donations are suggested to the Morenci Sportsman’s Club.

The Eagle-Marry Funeral Home in Morenci handled arrangements.