Funeral service for Paul Kilgore, 67, will be today, April 6, 2014, at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Greg Compton officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in Herring Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours prior to service time at the funeral home.
Paul Curtis Kilgore went to be with his Saviour on Friday, April 4, 2014, at Decatur Morgan Hospital. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones. He was born June 24, 1946, to Frank Kilgore and Carrier Mae Wheeler Kilgore in Fayette County, Alabama. Paul was a Vietnam Veteran and served his country in the United States Army.
After 40 years of dedicated service, Paul retired from Century Link Phone Company in June of 2013. He was a long time member of the Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Massey. A kind and giving soul, Paul loved his family and church family. He never met a stranger and enjoyed watching his son's ballgames. Paul will be missed as a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, friend and neighbor.
He leaves behind his wife of 40 years, Joy Kilgore; two sons, William Gosa of Hamilton, Hunter Allen Kilgore of Falkville; two daughters, Tracy Kirkpatrick and Becky Baysinger (Mike) both of Falkville; one brother, Rex Kilgore of Fayette; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
This obituary was originally published in the Decatur Daily.