|Birth: ||Aug. 2, 1903|
|Death: ||Aug. 3, 1962|
Willard was the son of Nathan Syrus and Margaret Delilah Fisher Kilgore, and twin of Willis Kilgore. He was born in Vashti, Clay County, Texas. His siblings were Alpha Gladys, Fisher Preston, Roy Lee, his twin Willis, John Alfred, Leola Louise, and Lloyd Curtis.
He married Priscilla Ozelle Draper 18 May 1937 in Olney, TX. He and Ozelle had four children: Willard Galen, Donald Gerald, Willa Zell and Barbara Ann.
Willard died of a heart attack at age 59.
BENJAMIN DEALER GETS SILVER PLAQUE
Willard Kilgore, wholesaler for Mobil Oil Company in Benjamin, has been awarded a silver plaque by the company, honoring him for 25 years of "cordial business relations." Some 125 wholesalers, wives and Mobil officials attended the awards dinner held Tuesday, March 20, at the Texas Hotel in Fort Worth where Mr. Kilgore and others were honored.
G. J. Gregor of Dallas, Manager of Mobil's Southwest Marketing Division, spoke at the dinner and cited the wholesalers' valuable service to their communities as well as the Company. Praising these records of cordial business relations, he said that it is only through the efforts of businessmen such as these that a community and a company can hope to grow and prosper.
Nathan Syrus Kilgore (1870 - 1960)
Margaret Delilah Fisher Kilgore (1874 - 1961)
Priscilla Ozelle Draper Kilgore (1915 - 1997)
Alpha Gladys Kilgore Humphreys (1896 - 1991)*
Willard Kilgore (1903 - 1962)
John Alfred Kilgore (1907 - 1967)*
Leola Louise Kilgore Isbell (1909 - 2000)*
Created by: Zoe
Record added: Jun 04, 2008
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