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George (Bud) Gilpin, 92, Adair Co., KY native (1929-2021)

George "Bud" Gilpin passed away on August, 28, 2021, in Scottsburg, IN. He was 92 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 11amCT on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Brad Burgess officiating. Burial will follow in Chestnut Grove Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 4pmCT on Tuesday, August 30, 2021.

He was born on April 9, 1929, the son of the late Arthur Bryant Gilpin and Mattie Mae Mann Gilpin. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Hayden Gilpin and Jimmy Gilpin and two sisters, Ethel Long and Clarice Ashby.

Survivors include:
  • One son - Gary (Elaine) Gilpin of Memphis, IN
  • One daughter - Sheryl Rippey of Columbia, KY
  • Five grandchildren - Michaele (Craig) Meredith, Terry (Kayla) Gilpin, Angela Gilpin, Rebekah Gilpin and Gabrille Gilpin.
  • Four great grandchildren - Hadley Gilpin, Zoey Meredith, Regan Gilpin and Elijah Meredith.
  • One brother - Jr. Gilpin of Columbia, KY
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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George (Bud) Gilpin, 92, Adair Co., KY native (1929-2021)

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