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James Henry Kilgore

February 23, 1921 - June 3, 2018

A celebration of the life of James Henry Kilgore will be held at Calvary Baptist Church in Vienna, LA at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6.  Visitation will be at the church beginning at 1 p.m.  Interment will follow the service at Vienna Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.  Rev. Bill Reid and Rev. Jo…read more

A celebration of the life of James Henry Kilgore will be held at Calvary Baptist Church in Vienna, LA at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6.  Visitation will be at the church beginning at 1 p.m.  Interment will follow the service at Vienna Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.  Rev. Bill Reid and Rev. Joe Aulds will officiate the service.

James was born on February 23, 1921 and got his wish to be in Heaven with his wife Margie on Sunday, June 3.  He retired after many years with Ruston Coca-Cola Bottling Co. and loved spending time with his family and friends.  He was a charter member of Calvary Baptist Church and spent many years of service as a deacon with this church family.  He was known as a man of integrity and wisdom.

His wife of 68 years Margie Simmons Kilgore preceded him in death.  He is survived by his daughter Sandra Williamson and husband Bob; granddaughters Shannon Mahan and husband James, Laura Robinson and husband Hart; great grandchildren Griggs, Ware, Wicke, and Henry Hart Robinson; Edie and Eloise Mahan; sister Faye Futch and husband Max; brother Ray Kilgore and wife Mary; several special nieces, nephews and cousins.

Serving as pallbearers will be:  Griggs Robinson; Carl Glover; Brian Vann; Greg Futch; Mark Reinhardt; Kevin Kilgore, Jr.; Darrell Newsom.

The family expresses appreciation to: Estell Outley for her years of love and care; Dr. Grigsby and staff; Dr. George Smith and staff; Heart of Hospice; staff of Alpine Guest Care; his ministers and his family and friends who have shown love to Mr. Kilgore.

Memorials are appreciated to Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund-5200 Hwy 167-Ruston, LA  71270; Joe Aulds Evangelistic Assoc.-181 Harrison Rd.-Ruston, LA  71270; or the charity of your choice.

Condolences may be offered at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.

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Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Time: 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Calvary Baptist Church

Vienna, LA


Service Information


Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Time: 02:00 pm

Calvary Baptist Church

Vienna, LA


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