He was preceded in death by his parents, Ned R. and Myrtie Lee Kilgore.
He is survived by his wife, Joan Kilgore of Cleveland; children: Dixie Lee Lysinger of Yuba City, Calif., Reggie Paul Kilgore of Sand Mountain, Ala., and Penny Christine Kennedy of Cleveland; one grandchild; eight stepgrandchildren; and 10 stepgreat-grandchildren.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan, 25, 2014, at Bowman Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church, with Pastor Dwight Herod officiating.
The family requests memorials be made to the Bowman Hills Seventh-day Adventist School in honor of Paul. Memorials may be sent to the school at 300 Westview Drive N.E., Cleveland TN 37312.
Fike Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.