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Jerry Lee Kilby

January 13, 1945 — January 6, 2021

Jerry Lee Kilby, 75, of Rabun Gap, GA passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Mountain Lakes Medical Center in Clayton, GA., surrounded by his loving family.

Born January 13, 1945 in Rabun County he was the son of Levosher Kilby and Greta Frady Kilby. He was the owner of Jerry Kilby Construction and a member at The Flatts of Middle Creek Missionary Baptist Church for 52 years and was also a member of the Mountain Home Builders Association.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Levosher and Greta Frady Kilby. He is survived by his wife, Merle Brown Kilby of the home, by three sons, Rev. Kenny Kilby (Sheila) of Dillard, GA, Mack Kilby (Tammy) Rabun Gap, GA and Brian Kilby (Pam) of Clayton, GA and by four brothers, Wayne Kilby of Waynesville, NC, Eddie Kilby (Elaine) of Dahlonega, GA, Mike Kilby (Becky) of Tifton, GA and Donnie Kilby (Donna) of Clayton, GA. Eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren also survive. 

The body is at Hunter Funeral Home and will be taken to The Flatts of Middle Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Scaly Mountain, North Carolina., for a graveside service on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 2:00pm with Rev. Robert Nix officiating. Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic social distancing and face-mask will be required.

The family is at the home on Ponderosa Road in Rabun Gap. In lieu of flowers memorial donations be made in his memory to The Flats of Middle Creek Missionary Baptist Church in care of Rhonda Williams P.O. Box 220 Scaly Mountain, NC. 28775.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Sunday, January 10, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

The Flats of Middle Creek Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

131 Brown Lake Road, Scaly Mountain, NC 28775

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