James Lee Gilpin Sr.

August 17, 1933November 2, 2012

JAMES L. GILPIN, SR., 79, died Friday, November 2, 2012 at Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany. The son of the late Bryant and Mattie Gilpin, James was born August 17, 1933 in Columbia, Ky. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from General Electric Company in Louisville. He was also a Mason and member of Community General Baptist Church in Louisville.

Survivors Include: Wife of 32 years: Virginia (Fellows) Gilpin Sons: Kevin Gilpin James Gilpin, Jr. Brothers: Hayden Gilpin June Gilpin Bud Gilpin

Visitation will be 10:00 am ~ 1:00 pm Monday at Kraft Funeral Service, 2776 Charlestown Road, New Albany, Indiana. His Funeral Service will be 1:00 pm Monday in the Kraft Charlestown Road Chapel with private entombment in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany.

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  • Visitation Monday, November 5, 2012
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 5, 2012

James Lee Gilpin Sr.

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November 5, 2012

Virginia, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. Please accept my condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Mike Baumann

November 4, 2012

Kevin & James.

We are very sorry to hear about the loss of your father.

Gary&Beth Carta