Shane Jay Gillespie passed on Nov. 7, 2022. He was 51. Shane was born in Orange, Calif., on June 10, 1971.
Shane moved to Trinity County in 1974, attended Coffee Creek Elementary, Weaverville Elementary, and graduated from Trinity High School in 1989.
He is survived by his mother Brenda Lee; sister Jennifer Schultz; brother Dave Gillespie (Chino, Calif.); children Ziyann Renda (Redding, Calif.), Trinton Gillespie, Savannah Gillespie, mother/coparent Tanya Harrington; niece Clarissa Schultz, and many loved ones and friends who completed and filled his heart.
He is preceded in death by daughter Kourtney Elizabeth Smith; stepsister Cacia Stanley; stepfather Tom Lee; and father William Gillespie.
A celebration of life will be announced.
Arrangements will be handled by Trinity Alps Funeral Home.