Mr. Clarence Edward Kilgore Jr. age 86 of Tracy City, Tennessee passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2015, in Southern Tennessee Medical Center in Sewanee.
He was a son of the late Clarence E. Kilgore, Sr. and Theona A. Haynes Kilgore and was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Cunningham; brother, George Kilgore.
Mr. Kilgore was a retired educator with Grundy County and retired from the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of Monteagle Church of Christ, the Sportsman Club, was a U.S. Army veteran. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting & fishing. He loved reading his Bible and reading westerns.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Mary Jo Kilgore; brother, David S. (Judy) Kilgore, Chattanooga; sisters, Catherine Flury and Emma Ruth (Morris) Kilgore Roberts both of Tracy City; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday in funeral home chapel with Ministers Paul Tittle and Creig Kimbro officiating.
Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery with full military honors provided by Sequatchie Valley Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends Friday 3-6 P.M. at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: Multi-County Cancer Support Network, Post Office Box 1355, Tullahoma, TN 37388.