RIP JOEY! Joseph Richard Gillespie (1973 - 2012) Obituary Joseph Richard Gillespie, 39, of Kansas City, MO, died Wed, Dec 26, 2012. Born Aug 8, 1973 in Sedalia, he was the son of David and Helen (Teat) Gillespie. He is survived by his parents; two sisters: Beth Holbert and Laura Tanner; two brothers: Matthew and Michael Gillespie; Joseph was raised in Sedalia. 1991 graduate of Sacred Heart High School, and attended the University of Missouri. He was a programmer for USA800.