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George R. Kilgore

Friday, January 17, 2020

Mr. George R. Kilgore was born June 2, 1948, to Rupert and Eunice Bradley Kilgore in Plain Dealing, LA.

He went to be with our Lord and Savior on Jan. 13, 2020, after a lengthy illness.

He was a beloved educator for over 25 years and influenced many young minds in Jackson, Lincoln and Morehouse Parishes.

Reading, entertaining his family and friends with his stories and going with his wife on vacations, to the movies and restaurants brought him great pleasure. The Lord Jesus Christ, his wife, his children and grandchildren were his life.

George R. Kilgore is survived by wife, Penny Guynes Kilgore; daughter, Karen Smith and husband Chris; three sons: Jess Kilgore and wife Margie, Michael Kilgore and Ronnie Kilgore; five grandchildren: Daniel Kilgore, Makayla Kilgore, Aubrey Smith, Ethan Smith and Natalie Deason.

Special Thanks to his care givers: Michael Kilgore and Tender Touch Care Giving Service: LaTonya Jackson, Kami Williams, Linda Washington and Skyler Calcote. Special Thanks to Compassus Hospice Care for their services.

Visitation will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at Dubach United Methodist Church followed by Memorial Services at 11 a.m. under the directions of Kilpatrick Funeral Home of Ruston.

Officiating the memorial will be Pastor Stephanie Green. The Eulogy will be given by Jess Kilgore.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made to Dubach United Methodist Church in Dubach, LA.

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