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Troy Glenn Kilgore

• Jun 14, 2019 at 11:52 AM

WISE, VA - Troy Glenn Kilgore, 85, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tennessee.

He began working for Armstrong Construction at the age of 17 years old and was proud to be a part of building J.J. Kelly High School. He loved the game of baseball and loved coaching Little League Baseball, where one of his former players will be taking part of his service.

He was of the Freewill Baptist Faith and retired farm hand having worked for Doc Shelley Farm.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Loyd and Ethel Mefford Kilgore; sister, Maybelle Gibson; brother, Delmar Kilgore; and infant brother.

Surviving are two sons, Rod Kilgore and wife Cheryl and Jackie Kilgore and wife Autumn; grandchildren, Wrynn Dingus and husband Matt, Alex Meade and husband Andy, Stephanie Lyall, Damon Kilgore and Haley Phelps; several “special” grandchildren; great-grandchildren, Adele Dingus, Ivy Dingus, Skyron Meade, Braxton Meade, Trinity Rose and Weston Lyall; loyal companion, “Milo”; two sisters, Pauline Harding and Frances Harding; special friends, Aimee Isaac, Donnie Slone and Hope Hall; many other friends, relatives and loved ones.

A special Thank You to the staff of Norton Community Hospital and the ICU staff at Holston Valley Medical Center for taking such good care of him.

Memorial services for Troy Glenn Kilgore will be conducted at 7:00 P.M. Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Sturgill Funeral Home Chapel in Wise, VA with Jim Smith officiating. Family will receive friends from 5:30 P.M. till time of services at 7:00 P.M. Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Sturgill Funeral Home in Wise, VA. In lieu of flowers, family requests memorial contributions to be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital - 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. Please visit www.sturgillfuneral.com  to leave online condolences for the family.

Sturgill Funeral Home 1621 Norton Road SW Wise, VA 24293 is in charge of arrangements.

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