Jerry Carroll Kilpatrick passed away October 9, 2013, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice. He was 79 years old and lived in Wilmington.
He was born September 9, 1934 in Statesville, NC. His mother was Nellie Rebecca Chapman Kilpatrick and his father was William Thomas Kilpatrick.
He was retired from the US Air Force and the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department. While with the US Air Force he served as a courier for the Paris Peace Talks. Until recently, he was an active member of Silver Lake Baptist Church.
He is survived by his sister Shirley Davis, son John Kilpatrick, daughters Linda Durham, Susan Heath, and Sharon Sipes, his grandchildren John Kilpatrick, Jr., Kristi Simonsen, Heather Kilpatrick, Jackie Sipes, Lindsay Young, Haley Heath, Makenzie Durham, and Brady Durham; and great grandchildren Gavin & Luke Kilpatrick, and Jake Simonsen.
A memorial service will be held in his honor on Saturday November 16th at 3:00 at Silver Lake Baptist Church, 4715 Carolina Beach Rd., Wilmington, NC, followed by a celebration of his life at 4:00.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Silver Lake Baptist Church or to the Alzheimer’s Association at act.alz.org.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington,NC 28403 910.791.9099