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Obituary for William Joseph Gildersleeve

William Joseph Gildersleeve, of Paris, KY, age 64, passed away on May 11, 2024. He was born in Gary, IN on, May 5, 1960, to the late James Walter and Ethel Margaret Frey Gildersleeve.
William was a musician who loved playing guitar and singing.
He is survived by Daughters, Alicia Renee Gildersleeve, and Lora Nicole Gildersleeve; brothers, Walter Arnold Edwards, and James Harlan Gildersleeve; sister, Judy Lynn Locatis; grandchildren, Kenneth Lee Dunn Jr., Keegan Alexander Dunn, Sophia Renee Sprague, Margot Jean Gildersleeve, Paul Coy- Maybrier, Alexander Zane Morris, and Ryan Lucius Morris; and great-grandchild, Meadow Jean Delehanty.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 17, 2024, at 7:00 PM at Ware Funeral Home. Visitation will be prior from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. also at Ware Funeral Home. Pastor Dan Melcher will preside over services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Harrison County Marching Band, 320 Webster Ave, Cynthiana, KY 41031. View and sign the guest book at