Lige Howard Kilgore 1932-2015

Lige Howard Kilgore, 82, of Flatwoods, KY passed away on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, KY.

Mr. Kilgore was born on October 18, 1932 in Greenup, KY; a son of the late Wilford and Alice Grubb Kilgore.  He was also preceded in death by a son, Rick Kilgore; a daughter, Michelle Kilgore; four sisters: Helen Tackett, Maxine Fields, Ena Nelson, and Betty Browning.

Mr. Kilgore was a self-employed carpenter.

He is survived by two sons: Steve Kilgore, and his wife Fern, and Monty Kilgore, both of Greenup, KY; two daughters: Sheila Cook, and her husband Ray, and Lynn Richie, both of  Flatwoods, KY; a special nephew, Benny Kilgore; eleven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 1 PM on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods, KY with Bishop Hyden Curnutt officiating.  Burial will follow at Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland, KY.

The visitation will be from 11 am until service time at the funeral home.  In addition to flowers, donations may be made to Community Hospice Care Center, 2330 Pollard Road, Ashland, KY 41102. For online condolences, visit


#1 Chris Bailey 2015-03-12 23:53
Lige was a next door neighbor for several years. We had several good talks about almost everything there ever was to chat about. He will be missed by me and many others.


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