Official Obituary of

James Innis Kilgore

July 25, 1941 ~ March 11, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

James Kilgore SHIVA & OBITUARY

James (Jim) Innis Kilgore passed away peacefully on March 11, 2024 at the age of 82. He is survived by his wife of almost 62 years, Charlotte Kilgore, daughter Jamie Kilgore Sachs, son-in-law David Sachs, grandchildren Olivia, Naomi, and Leo Sachs, and brothers Gene and Tom Kilgore.

Jim was born in Nickelsville, VA on July 25, 1941. He was a 1960 graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School and served 6 years in the Virginia National Guard. He went on to a 33 year career at Eastman Chemical Company followed by 10 years at BJ Motors in Pennington Gap, VA. Jim was a Master Mason and Shriner for most of his adult life. He also loved his time coaching girls softball and was an avid fan of Gate City High School sports. He was active in Crossroads Methodist Church. Jim was a devoted father and grandfather and he loved to brag about his grandkids to anyone who would listen. 

He was preceded in death by his parents Ralph and Edith Kilgore.

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