Linwood Chilton, 97, of Harrodsburg, widower of Gertrude Robinson Chilton, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, at the Harrodsburg Health and Rehab Center, in Harrodsburg.
Born March 15, 1921, in Lawrenceburg, he was the son of the late Fred Rile and Minnie Conley Robinson Chilton.
He served his country during World War II in the Army Air Corps, was a retired farmer and automobile dealer, a Kentucky Colonel and a member of Clay Lick Methodist Church.
Linwood is survived by: one daughter: Sue Wood Pugh of Harrodsburg; one sister, Katherine Jeffries of Lawrenceburg; one grandchild, LeeWood Pugh Goodlett and two great-grandchildren, Linlee and Dean Goodlett.
Linwood was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Bobby Pugh; three brothers, Horace, Everett and Melvin Chilton and three sisters, Allie Belle Coke, Elsie Ray Roark and Onita Chilton.
Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 26 at Ransdell Funeral Chapel with Johnny Hockersmith and Lowell Langfield officiating. Burial with military honors was in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Fred Coke, Bruce Coke, Paul Coke, Donnie Jeffries, Bobby Roark, Harold Chilton, Thomas Coke and Jimmy Jeffries. Honorary Bearers were the great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions are suggested to: Heritage Hospice, P.O. Box 1213, Danville, KY 40422 or Clay Lick United Methodist Church, 225 Clay Lick Church Rd., Salvisa, KY 40372.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.