Carl R. (Dick) PILKENTON

News Death Notice

PILKENTON, Carl R. (Dick) Age 76, went to be with the Lord Jan. 14. He was a very loving man who always wanted to make people happy, especially his family. He had a passion for animals, and a love of collecting guns. He served in the Army National Guards, Retired from Robbins and Myers, Member of The Springfield Missionary Baptist Church for 35 yrs. He is proceeded in death by his wife Dosha, son Mike, brother Ed, father Ralph Pilkenton, and step father Arnold Wright. He is survived by his mother Mildred Hayes Wright of Springfield, two daughters Debbie (Robert Jr.) Thurman of Malta, Carla Pilkenton of Dayton. Grandchildren Justin Thurman, Brittani Thurman Burkhart, Cierra Brooks, Jordan Brooks, Joshua Brooks, Chelsea Brooks Shope. He had 10 great grandchildren. A Love for Life service will be held Jan. 26, at Harmoney Missionary Baptist Church, 2808 Derr Rd., Springfield, 1:00p.m. Borther-in-law Reverend Dean Taylor will be officiating. Private ceremony at Rosehill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in his name for medical expenses to Peoples Bank of McConnelsville, 68 S. Kennebec, McConnelsville, OH 43756. Thank you Hospice of Dayton.

Published in Springfield News-Sun on Jan. 24, 2013