Charles Leo Kilgore
1928 – 2012
Charles Leo Kilgore, 83 of Fleming Fork, Olive Hill, passed away Friday, June 15, 2012 in the St. Claire Regional Medical Center after an extended illness.
He was born in Rowan County October 28, 1928, a son of the late Willie and Della Mae Brown Kilgore.
Mr. Kilgore was a retired farmer, logger and pipeline construction worker. He pastored the Rose Ridge Community Church for over 20 years and enjoyed playing the guitar and french harp, coon hunting, ginseng hunting and spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Jerry Lane Kilgore, grandson, Jeffrey DeWayne Porter, son-in-law, Mike Hall, four brothers, Leonard Kilgore, Robert Kilgore, Granville Kilgore and George Kilgore and three sisters, Opal Butler, Ella Collins and Betty Logan.
Survivors include his wife Pearl Glover Kilgore, whom he married on May 11, 1953, three daughters, Connie Fultz and her husband Robert of Morehead, Mae Hall of Morehead and Tammy Kilgore of Berea, one sister, Nannie Hartley of Columbus, Ohio, six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 P.M. Monday, June 18, in the chapel of the Lane-Stucky-Gray Funeral Home with Reverend Ray Glover officiating.
Burial was in the Kilgore Cemetery with full military rites by the Morehead American Legion Post No. 126.
Pallbearers were Robert Fultz, Josh Hall, Jeremy Kilgore, Aaron Kilgore, Larry Kilgore and Ron Sloan.
To view the online memorial and sign the guest book, please visit www.lanestuckygray.com.