Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 12, 2016 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home with Glen Floyd officiating. Burial followed in the Davis-Oak Grove Cemetery in Hohenwald.
Mr. Gildersleeve was born June 11, 1928 in Hainesville, New York to the late Selah Gildersleeve and Grace Rae Gildersleeve. He was a retired union plumber and a Korean Conflict Army Veteran serving with the 11th Airborne Division.
He is survived by his wife, Doris Floyd Gildersleeve of Hohenwald; son, Bruce Gildersleeve of Culleoka; daughter, Brenda Denton (Mackey) of Hohenwald; granddaughters, Gwen Skelton (Brad), Shauna Rae Walton (Zach) and Brittni Kaye Brown (Justin); grandson, Philip Matthew Denton (Shannon); great grandsons, Kade and Kolt Skelton; great granddaughters, Kelsey Walton, Riley Denton and Brilee Brown.