James Scott Kilgore

Sept. 13, 1950-July 17, 2021


James Scott Kilgore, 70, of Darlington passed away Saturday evening July 17, 2021, at his residence.

James was born Sept. 13, 1950, at Lafayette, the son of the late Robert W. and Mable L. (Bridges) Kilgore. He attended Linden High School.

He was a U.S. Army veteran, having served during Vietnam from 1970 until 1972.

James was a retired employee Eli Lilly & Co. for over 25 years, working in the tool room. He was a member of the American Legion Post 72, Crawfordsville, and a former member of the Linden United Methodist Church.

Surviving are two brothers, Robert S. Kilgore of Linden and David B. Kilgore of New Ross; two nieces, Kim Dice and Kellie Ahl; and nephew Kyle Kilgore.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Larry Kilgore.

A graveside service for family and close friends will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 24 at Linden Cemetery, with military rites by American Legion Post 72.

Those desiring may contribute in memoriam to the American Legion Post 72, Crawfordsville.

Hahn-Groeber Funeral & Cremation Service of Linden is honored to serve the Kilgore family. Please leave memories and condolences at www.hahngroeberfuneralhome.com.


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