Charles Howard Kilby

Published 8:34 am Monday, October 26, 2015

Mr. Charles Howard Kilby, 68, of Advance, died on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015 at Forsyth Medical Center.

He was born in Wilkes County on June 4, 1947 to Howard Warren and Ruthaline Westmoreland Kilby. Mr. Kilby was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and served during Vietnam. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service after 14 years. He enjoyed astronomy, reading, computers, and music.

Surviving: his wife of 50 years, Katherine Ellis Kilby; 3 daughters, Karen Wells (Danny) of Mocksville, Karla Ayers (Chris) of Denver, NC, and Amy Myers (Mike) of Advance; 3 grandchildren, Katie, Colton, and Caleb; 2 sisters, Kay Adams (David) of Wilkesboro and Creola Smith of Savannah, Ga.; and 7 half brothers and sisters.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27 at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel.

Memorials: Humane Society of Davie, 291 Eaton Rd., Mocksville.