Darryl Leigh Kilgore was born to the late Thomas and Annetta Kilgore on July 3, 1959 in Chillicothe, Ohio. The family relocated to Gary, Indiana where he attended Chase Elementary School and graduated from Lew Wallace High School Class of 1977. He went on to receive an Associate degree from IVY Tech in heating and air conditioning. Darryl was employed as an Engineer for EJ & E Railway and CN Railway for 45 years he retired in August of 2017. He served his country in the US Army from 1985-1989. Darryl is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 35 years Melissa Green, 11 children Quiana (Mike) Nieto, Darryl Kilgore, Kenneth, Derek, Marvin, Shanita, Shaquila, Shawntay, Thomas, Evin, Shagora Kilgore all of Gary, Indiana; mother in law Lena (Elijag) Lindsey of Gary, IN; brothers in law James (Cheryl) Posey, Lavelle, and Kevin Green, Sister in law Annmaire Green, 18 grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 12 to 2pm with funeral services immediately following at 2:00pm all at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Interment Ridgelawn Cemetery.