Luther Niles Kilgore Jr., 80, of Sopchoppy, went to be with the Lord on July 21, 2014, after complications from a stroke. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Carolyn Kilgore.
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He is also survived by two daughters: Shirley Lawhon of Crawfordville, and Louise Cooper of Slocomb, Ala.; two sons: James "Jimmy" Kilgore of Perry, and Darrell "Beaver" Kilgore of Tampa; five grandkids: Melanie Harrell, Dawn Morgan, Amy Kilgore, Ron Kilgore and Darrell Kilgore Jr.; 24 great-grandkids and 10 great-great grandkids; and devoted family friends, Pat Harvey and Chuck and Kathy Duncan.
He was predeceased by his sons, Ronnie Kilgore and Michael Niles Kilgore; a grandson, Jason S. Harrell; sons-in-law, Aubrey Lawhon and Ernse Cooper; granddaughters, Carolyn Elizabeth Kilgore and Savanaha Brooke Harrell; parents, Luther N. Kilgore Sr. and Cora Bell Morris Kilgore; and two sisters, Jewel Alta Crum and Mable Lanell Milligan.
Visitation was held Friday, July 25, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon at Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel in Crawfordville. Services were held Friday, July 25, 2014 at 12 noon at Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel in Crawfordville. Burial followed at Lake Ellen Cemetery.
David Conn and Amber Miller of Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel are assisting the family with arrangements (850-926-3333 or www.bevisfh.com).
Bevis Harvey Young Chapel
3106 CRAWFORDVILLE Highway Crawfordville, FL 32327
Published in The Wakulla News on Aug. 1, 2014