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Kevin Francis Gilmore

  • Birth 8 Apr 1949 New Jersey, USA
  • Death 14 Nov 1970 Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA
  • Plot Unmarked, near the Memorial to the 1970 Marshall Football Team
  • Memorial ID 8952797

College Football Player, Plane Crash Victim. He was a running back for Marshall in 1970, and was on the chartered plane when it crashed at Tri-State Airport on November 14, 1970. The crash was the worst in American sports history.

His body could not be identified, and with five other players, they were all buried near the Memorial to the 1970 Marshall Football Team in unmarked graves.


  • Created by: Bona Rae Villarta
  • Added: 18 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8952797
  • Michael Dunne
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kevin Francis Gilmore (8 Apr 1949–14 Nov 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8952797, citing Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Bona Rae Villarta (contributor 46508670) .