Justin Ryan “Blade” Kilgore, age 42, of Morristown, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2023. He was of the Baptist faith, loved the Lord and attended The Avenue Church.
Justin was a loving father with such a kind heart. He was an outstanding athlete that played both baseball and football. His love for baseball began as a small child and played through his high school years at Morristown East. He then continued his passion at Hiwassee College, Cleveland State, and Walters State.
Justin enjoyed coaching, golfing, supporting his favorite teams, Tennessee Volunteers, Dallas Cowboys, and the Atlanta Braves. Most of all he loved spending time with his pride and joy, Talan, his family, and his many friends. Justin will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Dave and Grace Noe; paternal grandparents, Roy and Mildred Kilgore; uncle, Jackie (Bobbie) Kilgore.
He is survived by his mother, Gail Noe-Kilgore; father, Gary Kilgore; son, Talan Ryan Kilgore; fiancé,” love of his life”, Angelia Bolden; stepchildren, Veronica, Carlos, PV2 Alejandro, Cristiana, and Cooper Ramirez; cousins, Timmy (Emily) Townsend and children, Krystal Kilgore, and Kelly (Danny) Wilder and son, Sherry (David) McGinnis and children; aunt, Nancy Sullivan; along with other family members and several special friends.
The family will receive friends Friday, March 24, 2023 from 5-7 P.M. in the chapel of Stetzer-Bales Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 P.M. with Rev. Justin Graham and Rev. Bryan Blair officiating.
Arrangements by Stetzer-Bales Funeral Home.
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