James Larry Kilgore

Born in Chatsworth, GA on August 31, 1943

Departed on July 3, 2012 and resided in Lebannon, TN

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KILGORE, James Larry – of Lebanon, TN passed away July 3, 2012 at the age of 68. Mr. Kilgore is preceded in death by his parents, Grover and Beulah Thompson Kilgore; one sister, Patsy Kilgore; brothers, Charles, "Buddy," and Wayne Kilgore; his first wife, Linda Ellen Roberts Kilgore. He is survived by his loving wife, Margaret Kilgore; sons, Patrick Kilgore Carmela, Brian Kilgore; grandson, Ryan Kilgore; and one brother, Ronnie Kilgore. Visitation for Mr. Kilgore will be from 4 – 8 p.m. on Friday, July 6th, at Hendersonville Funeral Home with a Life Celebration Saturday, July 7th at 10 a.m. Keith Parker and Jonathan Richerson will officiate. Honorary pall bearers will include Ed Lancaster, Jimmy Moore, Jack Frye, Ron Pounders, Paul Kizer, Roy Guy, and Benson Stinson. Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, Pine Mountain, GA. HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME 353 Johnny Cash Pky. Hendersonville, TN 615 824-3855 hendersonvillefh.com

9 Comments to James Larry Kilgore

  1. Ed Kilgore
    July 4, 2012 12:00 am

    So sorry to hear of James’ death. He was not only a cousin, but a special friend. I always looked forward to the times we were together. Praying for the family. My plans are to be at the visitation.

  2. Montie Bud & Janelle Robinson
    July 4, 2012 12:00 am

    Our prayers are with the family.
    We grew up and went to school with James.

  3. Slade Exley
    July 5, 2012 12:00 am

    I am sorry to hear about your dad. Cherish the memories of the time and special efforts you took to be with your dad over the recent years.

  4. Gwenn Gray Frederick
    July 5, 2012 12:00 am

    So sorry. James was one of a kind always looked forward to seeing him. Can’t make it over there but you all will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Greg Burns
    July 5, 2012 12:00 am

    I just want to send my deepest sympathies and condolences to the Kilgore family. I thought the world of James and he was always so much fun to be around and to joke around with. I’m forever honored I got to know him and call him family and a dear friend. Praying for the family during this most difficult time.

  6. Eulis & Mabel Lancaster
    July 5, 2012 12:00 am

    So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. we will be out of town from Friday until Sunday and cannot attend the visitation or services for Jim. please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family

  7. Jack& Brenda Frye
    July 5, 2012 12:00 am

    We have known Jim for a lone time. He was like family to us. I will miss him tremendously.

  8. Mike & Linda Burns
    July 5, 2012 12:00 am

    To the Kilgore family, we were so saddened of hear of James’ passing. He was always smiling & so nice to us. Praying for peace during these days & weeks to come.

  9. jane kilgore
    July 6, 2012 12:00 am

    Margaret,Brian,Patrick and family you all are in our prayers at this sad time. James was the brother I never had and he was so special to our family. Buddy loved James so much.It is a sad world without the 3 special brothers, James, Wayne and Buddy. Love to all of you. Jane, Erin, Chris, Kristen and Greg