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Cecil Gilpin, 91, Campbellsville, KY (1929-2021)

Cecil Gilpin of Campbellsville passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021 in Greensburg. He was 91 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmET on Friday, February 5, 2021, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Shaun Caudill. Burial will follow in Lebanon National Cemetery, with full military honors by the Marion County Veterans Honor Guard.

Visitation is requested from 11amET until 1pmET on Friday, February 5, 2021, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Cecil Gilpin, son of the late Guy Gilpin and Mary Rachel Barnes Gilpin, was born December 20, 1929 in Taylor County, Kentucky.

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

He served his country honorably in the United States Marine Corps.

Cecil was a retired semi-truck driver and also operated a food truck at local events. Cecil enjoyed swapping and trading anything of value and was always on the go doing something. When he wasn't working he would be at Druther's talking with his friends.

He united in marriage to Darlene Hunt June 28, 1975.

Besides his wife, Darlene Gilpin, of Campbellsville, he is survived by two sons and two daughters: Gary Gilpin and wife, Christa and Barry Gilpin and wife, Stephanie of Campbellsville, Valerie Shipley and husband, Bill of Tallahassee, Florida and June Gilpin of Louisville; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two sisters: Suzie Roberts of Colorado and Frances Sue Bradley of Elizabethtown; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

He was also preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers: Bertha Lou Gilpin, Nellie Smidth, Florence Ellen Gilpin, James Gilpin, R. T. Gilpin and a sister, Eileen Gilpin, in infancy.

Expressions of sympathy are requested to be donations to Gideon Bibles and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Cecil Gilpin, 91, Campbellsville, KY (1929-2021)

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