Charles A. Killgore
August 19, 1934 - August 15, 2020
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Grace United Methodist Church
Ruston, LA 71270
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Thursday 8/20, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Forest Lawn Cemetery ~ Ruston
Hwy 80
Ruston, LA 71270
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  Charles Alden Killgore, age 85, passed away peacefully on August 15, 2020 and returned to his heavenly home. A memorial service for Mr. Killgore will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Grace United Methodist Church, Ruston, Louisiana, with Brother Bob Deich officiating.   Internment will follow in the Forest Lawn Memorial…

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Voncile Killgore left a message on August 20, 2020:
To the Family of Charles I'm  so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you. Charles was such  a faithful visitor to Ralph each time he was in the Ruston Hospital. We appreciated his visits so much! Near the end Ralph wasn't aware of what was going on. In June of 1952, before Ralph and I were married he wrote to me that Charles came in and they talked awhile and Charles told him he had decided to take Chemical Engineering at Tech in the Fall. (That was Ralph's degree) He was trying to decide whether to stay in town or the dormitory and what to do about working. He wanted to get a job to help work his way through school. He asked Ralph to go to Tech with him one day to find out about a room and a job.He ended up in the dorm and I believe Ralph was with him to help him get settled in at Tech. With love, and praying for comfort in time of loss Voncile
Robert and Billie Dawkins’s left a message on August 20, 2020:
The virus has prevented us from doing one more thing - attending the funeral of a long time and dear friend. He will be missed and our friendship always cherished.
Ardis Peace CNMT left a message on August 19, 2020:
Sorry to hear of the passed of Mr. Killgore. He was always easy to work with in the Nuclear Medicine department at LSUMC in Shreveport. My prays are extended to the family.
Luke McCoy left a message on August 19, 2020:
To my friend and mentor, you will be missed.
Karen Malone Webre left a message on August 19, 2020:
I was so sorry to hear of Mr. Kilgore’s death. He was a good friend to my father. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you and Mrs. Patti.
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Willis Knighton Nuclear Medicaine Department left a message on August 19, 2020:
Our Dear Charlie and on occasion when we would call him Charles, he would just flash his contagious smile that he always carried everywhere he went. We loved having Charlie to service our equipment at all of the Willis Knighton facilities as it gave us an opportunity for visits and talks to catch up on his family and ours as well. We at WK North introduced Charlie to our yogurt from the cafeteria and we would have a cup of yogurt as we visited before he headed back to Ruston. We met Chris when he started taking over some of Charlie's duties, we liked seeing Chris but we really missed our Charlie and his smile. Charlie even taught a few of us at LSU hospital in the Radiological program. When Charlie was in our hospital we were blessed to meet Ms. Pattie. The Willis Knighton Nuclear Medicine family offers our prayers and the comfort of God to the family of Charles Killgore during this difficult time.
Angela Diven left a message on August 19, 2020:
Mr. Killgore will definitely be missed. Such a sweet soul. My condolences are with you all.
Tameron Reed left a message on August 19, 2020:
My love and prayers are with each of you. Mr. Killgore was a brilliant and kind man. I loved working with him.
Donna Killgore Pearson left a message on August 19, 2020:
So sad to hear of Uncle Charle’s passing. I know he is with our Lord though which gives us all great peace. He was a wonderful man and I know he will be missed by many. Donna Killgore Pearson and family
Caryl Scriber left a message on August 19, 2020:
Killgore family my prayers and thought are with you! Mr. Killgore was one of the smartest, humble, kind, loving, patient, understanding and faith driven person I have ever known. My time working for him were some of the best years. He was always there to listen if you needed to talk, always there to help you understand and teach you something. I will forever treasure the various items Mr. Killgore made for me through the years. I know that he touched not just my life but the lives of so many through the years in such a positive way. Always encouraging others in their faith, family, work and education. Such a huge witness to so many. May God comfort your family as only He can do in the days, weeks and years to come. With Love, Caryl Scriber
Paul Spears left a message on August 19, 2020:
So sorry for the family's loss. Growing up in Lisbon and attending LHS, all the students and their families kinda felt like siblings; we were so close. Charles and his brothers and sisters were no exception. I know Charles will be missed by his many friends and family. [R I P Charles Killgore]
Bill Patterson left a message on August 19, 2020:
A truly wonderful person. We are all better off having known him and being taught by him. He taught my first chemical engineering course at Tech. One of my fondest memories of Charles was in the summer of 1965. I had just started grad school and Charles wanted me to help coach a little league baseball team. What a fun summer. I don't remember our record, but we tried to make Walpole Tire Service proud!!
Doug Rogers left a message on August 19, 2020:
Dear Chris and family, Please accept our deepest sympathy. You are in our prayers. In Christ, Doug HZ 519
Scott C Terry left a message on August 18, 2020:
Dr. Killgore was truly a good man who cared for his family, his friends and his community. As a founding board member of Cedar Creek, he helped give many kids, such as myself, a great opportunity for an excellent education in Lincoln Parish. I will always remember the times with him in scouting and the knowledge he shared during nuclear science tours at La. Tech. My prayers go out for the Killgore family. Dr, Killgore was a very amazing man.
CHRISTY CAUSEY CNMT left a message on August 18, 2020:
What a kind and brilliant gentleman. Many kind memories especially when he would deliver Ruston sweet peaches. A major credit to humankind.... May Our God bless Mr. Kilgore and wonderful family
Joe Cordiill left a message on August 18, 2020:
My prayers and sympathy for the family. You do not know me as I am just one of the many students who passed through his nuclear center. Yet I remember him well and always appreciated him as a teacher.
Dr. John Maxwell left a message on August 18, 2020:
To the Killgore family: all of you are in our thoughts and prayers as we celebrate the life of a very special man. Mr. Killgore was instrumental in establishing Cedar Creek School and forever remained a staunch advocate for its mission. He never failed to give his support and encourage those in leadership. He was a mentor to me and always there for advice and guidance. A truly selfless man who was a "giver" and never sought the limelight for himself. Thank you Charlie for everything you have done for our community.
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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