John Lowell Gellett

John Lowell Gellett

Suffolk, VA
12.25.1952 - 03.16.2019
Dickinson, North Dakota
Served in the

John Lowell Gellett passed away at his home March 16, 2019.  He was the son of the late Ralph Thomas Gellett and Della Rafferty Gellett of Dickinson, ND. He retired from the Navy of 22 years and recently from Verizon.

He is survived by his wife, Jackie March Gellett and step daughters Andrea Stone of Charleston, SC and Allison Cotton of Virginia Beach, step-granddaughters Jada Sample of Greenville, NC and Jordan Sample of Virginia Beach, VA. Along with his brothers, Charles Gellett and wife Bertie of Kalamazoo, MI, Lester Gellett and wife Sherri of Rapid City, SD and Lewis Gellett and wife Pattie of Spearfish, SD. Also, several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews.

Services will be private at Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veteran Cemetery at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, family request memorial to the Wounded Warriors,  4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300 Jackson, Fl 32256 or to the charity of donor’s choice.

The family is being served by R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory. Condolences may be offered at



He was a good brother and his infamous expression "chill out" won't be forgotten. Blessings and comfort to his family and friends. - Les and Sherry Gellett

Les Gellett

Pam and I are sorry for the loss of Johnny. Always a happy guy. Should have been called Smiley. Bless all who knew him.

Murry Rafferty

Sorry to hear of Johnny's passing. Great memories of the whole Gellett family!

Dave Cross

So sorry to hear about the passing of John. I remember him - from many years ago! - as a kind and soft spoken guy. Deepest sympathies and prayers go out to the family. Memories are great things - they let us remember and keep our loved ones close.

Jeanette (Erdle) Ridl

Our condolences to the entire family. John was a very nice guy and we are glad to have had the opportunity to know him.

May God comfort you through this difficult time.

Garry and Joy Sample

Uncle John was a generous man. His kindness and laughter will always live on in our hearts. His smile in our memories. Never to be forgotten. May all of us find a peace in our sorrow.

David Gellett

I was saddened to hear of John ‘s passing. Our families knew each other through scouting so we had known each other for a couple of days. We met again in San Diego in the Navy in the early 70’s. He was a fellow airdale. Fair winds and following seas shipmate!

John C Schaper

Our deepest condolences to the Gellett family, you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Ross & Iris Rafferty

Ross Rafferty

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