Kitchen, Travis C.
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Travis Kitchen, age 90, resident of Milford, husband of Rosemary Dugan Kitchen, entered into eternal rest on Monday, September 16, 2013 at Masonicare in Wallingford. From a previous marriage, he is survived by his daughter Judith Kitchen Evans, son Richard T. Kitchen and grandson Matthew Evans. He also leaves great grandchildren, Abe, Ben, Emily and Isaac Evans of Milford and Matthew Konareski of Guilford, CT. Travis was born in Tupelo, MS and was the son of Richard and Vernie Lessel Kichen. He is survived by his brothers Murle Kitchen, Charles Kitchen, sisters Mildred Core, Dorothy Kettleman and Betty Young of MS and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his brother, Farrell Kitchen and sister, Nona Wayne Houston.
Travis served with honor in the US Air Force in the 20th Air Force 348 Service Group. He received the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and Bronze Star. In 1946 he was one of the original founders of the VFW Post 7788 in Devon, CT.
A Prayer Service will be held on Friday, September 20th at 10:30 am at Cody-White Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Kings Highway Cemetery. Friends and family may call on Thursday, September 19th from 4 to 7 pm at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad Street, Milford, CT 06460. To leave online condolences please visit our website at www.codywhitefuneralservice.com.
Published in Connecticut Post on Sept. 18, 2013