Rogene Howell Kilpatrick went home to be with his Lord and Savior on February 17, 2011.
He was preceded in death by his parents Jesse L. Kilpatrick and Prudence Howell Kilpatrick.
Rogene was born July 2, 1929 in Santa Rosa County at Chumuckla.
He has been a member of Campus Church Pensacola Christian College since 1979.
Rogene served in the Korean War with the 1st marine division in the Battles of Pusan Perimeter, Inchon and Chosin Reservoir. He retired from Monsanto after 33 years of service. He enjoyed fishing, scuba diving and prospecting for rocks and fossils.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Virgina, (Married May 7, 1960), sister, Colleen Scott of California and a brother, Vernon Kilpatrick of New Jersey plus many nieces, nephews and cousins whose lives he enriched beyond measure.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations to Rejoice in The Lord TV Pensacola Christian College Box 18006 Pensacola, FL 32523 or Covenant Hospice 8333 N. Davis Highway, Pensacola 32514
A special thanks to all the dear people at Covenant Hospice, 3 North, West Florida Hospital.
Funeral service will be 3:00 pm Sunday, February 20, 2011 at Lewis Funeral Home, Pace Chapel with Dr. Joel Mullenix and Dr. Don Smith officiating. Visitation will be at 2:00 pm prior to the service. Lewis Funeral Home, Internment with military honors will follow at Chumuckla Community Church (Elizabeth Chapel) Cemetery with a meal following at the church. Lewis Funeral Home , Pace is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends may send condolences and share fond memories with the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.net.
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Published in Pensacola News Journal on February 19, 2011.(Internment Information Added)
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