Arthur O. Gilstrap, Sr., age 77 of Salem

Arthur O. Gilstrap, Sr., age 77 of Salem


Arthur O. Gilstrap, Sr., age 77 of Salem, passed away Monday, November 1, 2021, in the University of Louisville Hospital.

Born July 21, 1944 in Salem, Indiana, he was the son of the late John F. and Irene (Ballew) Gilstrap.

He retired in 2006, the owner of Gilstrap Auto Service Center in Salem and was a former employee of International Harvester. He was a member of Life Tabernacle Church and had been a resident of Washington County for most of his life.

On August 2, 1968 he married Patricia C. (Burger) Gilstrap, who passed away September 21, 1999.

He married Patricia S. (Brown) Gilstrap, who survives.

Also surviving are: 1 Son: Arthur O. Gilstrap Jr. of Salem; 1 Sister: Phyllis Crawford of Salem; 2 Stepsons: Chad and Trent Porter; 1 Stepdaughter: Kelly Neihouse; 6 Grandchildren and 1 Great grandson.

He was preceded in death by 2 sons: Mark and Joseph Gilstrap and 3 Brothers: Jack, Donnie and Terry Gilstrap

Funeral Service: 1:00 pm Saturday at Dawalt Funeral Home, followed by interment in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Visitation: 10 am until the time of the service on Saturday.