James T. Killebrew

January 1, 1929 - September 9, 2014

01/01/1929 - 09/09/2014

James T. Killebrew, 85, of Hendersonville, passed away Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

He was a native of Martin, Tennessee and the son of the late Robert D. and Elsie Killebrew.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He was involved throughout his employment career with the construction industry and was an active member of Sheet Metal Workers Local #265 until his retirement.

James is survived by his wife Doris, sons Richard Killebrew and his wife Cathy, and Mike Killebrew all of Chicago, IL; grandchild, Shawn Killebrew and his wife Katie; and great-grandchildren, Kyra, Julia, and Jenna Killebrew all of Cottage Grove, WI.

A funeral will be held 10:00 am, Saturday, September 13, 2014 in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jerry Senn officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 9:00 am to 10:00 am prior to the service in the chapel.

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Lloyd Cain
8 years ago

I guess I will always remember Jim for his delight in teasing. He made me laugh more than once. He will be missed and I am grateful for having known him for a few years at least.

Bill & Peggy Raymond
8 years ago

Dear Doris, Rich, Mike & family,

We wanted you wish our expression of sympathy in Jim’s death. Doris, to us you & Jim were special people. We enjoyed working together for The Lord while you were in Avon Park. As the saying goes: “Memories are one thing that death cannot destroy.” We pray you may recall the good times often.

With much love, sympathy and payers,

Bill & Peggy Raymond

Avon Park, Florida

Shelby and Wayne Jordan
8 years ago

Jim, We shared many good times together and the last few years have been great talking on the phone and keeping in touch. I love you and will miss you.

Your favorite cousin,