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Pvt John Ambers Killian, III
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1967
Death: Nov. 28, 2010

Memorial services for John Ambers Killian III will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, December 3, 2010 ,at Hixson Funeral Home of Leesville. John Ambers Killian III, 43, of Leesville, was born Nov. 17, 1967 in Frankfort, Germany, and passed away Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010, in Dallas, Texas. John grew up as an Army brat living throughout the United States, Asia and Europe before his family retired to Leesville. After graduating from Leesville High School, John joined the Army. During his 12 years active duty, he served in various capacities. He was a veteran of two combat campaigns, Operation Desert Storm,Iraq, and Operation Enduring Freedom ,Bosnia,. John served as the NCOIC of a Tow Missile Unit. Due to Killian's talent in the martial arts, he became the Captain of the Martial Arts Team for the USMSA. He was also the 1993, 1994 and 1997 Black Belt Champion for United States Armed Forces Europe. After leaving the Army, he joined the automotive industry where he worked at several dealerships during his career. John excelled in automotive sales and earned numerous awards and accolades; the prestigious Master Certified Toyota Sales Leader for five years in a row, Ford Master Certified Internet Sales Leader and Dodge Master Associate Sales Leader, to name just a few. Killian touched every person he came across, whether a customer, friend or family member. Often the first person to speak, tell a joke or brag about how well his beloved Saints had performed the previous evening, Killian always had a story to share and always someone to share it with. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Killian II and Shirley Jones Killian. John is survived by his two sons and one daughter of Newburgh, Ind.; wife of Atlanta, Ga.; step-daughter and sister of Leesville.
 
 
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  John Ambers Killian (1944 - 2006)
  Shirley Ann Jones Killian (1947 - 2008)
 
Inscription:
PV2 Persian Gulf
 
Burial:
Central Louisiana Veterans Cemetery
Leesville
Vernon Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Columbarium Row C Site 6
 
Created by: Duffie and Kathy
Record added: Dec 06, 2012
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Pvt John Ambers Killian, III
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Pvt John Ambers Killian, III
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- pensjonert
 Added: Aug. 10, 2015

- Duffie and Kathy
 Added: Jul. 4, 2013
PV2 - Private Second Class (E-2) US Army. U.S. Army Motto "This we'll defend". We the people, thank you for your service in defense of freedom. R.I.P. Private Killian.
- JB BERRY
 Added: Jan. 1, 2013
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