Whitman County Gazette 

Melvin Craig Gillespie

May 28, 1953 - Nov. 4, 2023


November 9, 2023

Melvin Craig Gillespie passed away suddenly and peacefully Saturday, November 4, 2023, at Whitman Hospital in Colfax with his brother and sister-in-law by his side.

He was born May 28, 1953, to H. Leroy and Olive Faye (Harris) Gillespie in Pullman, Wash. He graduated from Pullman High School in 1972 and attended Washington State University for three years. He and his brother, Bob, formed a farming partnership in 1975, and he continued actively farming until 2013, at which time he then helped out in any way that he could on the farm, from giving rides to fetching tools.

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