August 6, 2020
Elvis Ray Kilpatrick, 80, of Linden, formerly of Hohenwald, passed away Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Perry Community Hospital. He was born December 15, 1939 in Linden to the late Isaac "Ike" Newton Kilpatrick and Sallie Matt Comer Kilpatrick. He had worked at Consolidate Aluminum and was a Mason.
In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ruth Capps; a son, David Kilpatrick; a grandson, Michael Ray Kilpatrick; a great-grandson Reno Swade Kilpatrick; sisters Delvene Kilpatrick, Alice Cotham, Leonna Churchwell, Wilma Kilpatrick and Kay Stinnett and brothers Clyde "Red", James, Bill and Isaac Kilpatrick.
Survivors include his children Kenneth (Carrie) Kilpatrick, Debbie Spurgeon, both of Hohenwald and Elvis Ray (Randi) Kilpatrick, Jr. of Columbia; grandchildren, Jason Kilpatrick, Stony Kilpatrick, David Capps, Mary Elizabeth McCullen, Daniel Kilpatrick, Misty Clayton, Cody Kilpatrick, Damion Spurgeon, Hunter Kilpatrick and Lexi Kilpatrick; 14 great-grandchildren; brothers, Jim (Willodean) Kilpatrick and Roy (Mary Jane) Kilpatrick and a host of other loving family members and many friends.
Funeral service was held Wednesday, August 5, at Young Funeral Home in Linden. Interment followed in the Dean Cemetery on Sugar Hill Road, Linden.