Willie Fant Gilstrap
Willie Fant Gilstrap, 92, widower of the late Juanita Martin Gilstrap, passed away Sunday, June 20, 2021.
Born March 30, 1929 in Pickens County, he was a son of the late Jahu Sylvester and Dora Powell Gilstrap.
Mr. Gilstrap was a member of the YMCA in Easley and Rock Springs Baptist Church and proudly served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by his children, Janice Gonzalez (Phillip) of Willis, TX, David Gilstrap (LeAnn) of Pumpkintown, Jay Gilstrap (Kristi) of Williamston, and James Gilstrap (Yari) of Easley; 18 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his loving wife of 62 years, he was predeceased by seven siblings, Shaffer Moore Gilstrap, Ivy Leonard, Essie Ora, Lawrence Leon Gilstrap, John Edward Gilstrap, Wilma Faye, and Dora Ruth.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, June 25, 2021 in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Powdersville Road. Scroll to the video player below to view the service. Entombment will follow in Robinson Memorial Gardens Chapel of Reflection Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 PM until 7:00 PM Thursday, June 24, 2021at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 W Faris Rd, Greenville, SC 29605.
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