Gailon Gasterland

Resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Mr. Gailon Gasterland, age 77, of Hendersonville, passed away on December 27, 2019 in Nashville. He was born on April 1, 1942 in Birmingham, AL to the late Gailon C. and Mary Ann Gasterland.

Gailon, also known as “Pop” to many, adored his grandchildren. He also enjoyed being outdoors fishing and hunting. He was also loved anything to do with airplanes. Gailon was loved by many people and will be truly missed.

Gailon is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Mrs. Ann Gasterland; children, Chad (Michele) Gasterland and Kristi Word; grandchildren, Lacey and Keely Gasterland, and Landon and Alan- Elizabeth Word. He is also survived by one sister, Geryl Ann (Tim) Herrington.

A visitation will be held from 2-5pm at Hendersonville Funeral Home on Sunday, December 29, 2019.

13 Comments to Gailon Gasterland

  1. Joy Swigart
    December 27, 2019 7:49 pm

    I am so sorry to hear this sad news. Ann, please know that we are praying for you and your wonderful family. I love you, and am so thankful for our precious memories.

  2. Patsy Franklin
    December 27, 2019 8:46 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about Butch. He has always been one of my favorite people. He had such a sense of humor. All of you will be in my prayers. I love you.

  3. Jeff & Donna Ledbetter
    December 28, 2019 10:19 am

    So sorry to hear about Butch. He will be greatly missed. Praying for you; Ann, Kristi & Chad.
    Much love!
    Jeff & Donna Ledbetter & Family

  4. Jeff Vaughn
    December 28, 2019 10:55 am

    Very sorry to hear about your brother. We love you and we are praying for the family. We are here for you.

  5. Tonya Corley
    December 28, 2019 11:31 am

    Kristi I’m so sorry for you guys. He was such a good man and I know you’re all heartbroken. You and your whole family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love to you friend.

  6. Christy Register
    December 28, 2019 11:49 am

    So sorry for your loss. He was such a fun loving and wonderful man. He will be missed. Love and prayers to you and your family.

  7. Mary Ann Hand
    December 28, 2019 12:01 pm

    My first cousin In the day we had so much fun at Grandma Spanick’s drove Grandpa crazy getting in his flowers-Butch and Ann always close even when we were away when together we could catch right up So close in love and family Prayers for Ann and children✝️🙏❤️

  8. T. Taylor Minchey
    December 28, 2019 12:32 pm

    I am so very saddened by this news. I love you all and you are in my prayers.

  9. Bobby Joe Seales
    December 28, 2019 2:06 pm

    I am so sorry to hear this sad news. Ann, please know that we are praying for you and your precious children and grandchildren. We love you Ann, and I am so thankful for our precious memories as cousins.

  10. Marie Absher and Wayne Absher
    December 29, 2019 1:34 pm

    Ann and kids;
    We are so sorry to hear about Butch! We are praying for you today! We passed your old house and commented how much we missed you guys! We love you and holding you up to our Lord! Wayne and Marie ❤️

  11. Bonnie
    December 30, 2019 7:59 pm


    We are terribly sorry to hear about your loss. Our deepest condolences. With lots of love, Sergio, Bonnie and Skylah

  12. Leigh Peevy
    January 2, 2020 1:01 pm

    We are so sorry hearing of the loss of Butch. Our family loved him so much. Butch and my dad, John, were best friends at Auburn and our families remained friends through all these years. Our hearts go out to Ann, the children and grandchildren. Much love to you all, Leigh Peevy
    Psalm 23

  13. Jeannie Prisoc
    January 2, 2020 8:00 pm

    Ann. It was so sad to hear about Butch. John loved you and Butch so much as I do too. I will be praying for you, the children, grandchildren, family and friends. I will be thinking of you Ann on the difficult days ahead. Love Jeannie

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