Lloyd Kilpatrick

    Lloyd William Kilpatrick, 84, of Murphy, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017, at Union General Hospital in Blairsville, Ga.
    He was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County. Lloyd was the son of the late William R. and Gertie Helton Kilpatrick.
    Lloyd was a farmer. He loved farming and raising cattle. Lloyd was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church.
    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pansy Kilpatrick; and one son, Bobby Kilpatrick.
    He is survived by one son, the Rev. Jerry Kilpatrick and wife Linda of Murphy; grandchildren, Bryan Kilpatrick and wife Pam, and Julie Hayes and husband Tommy, all of Murphy; great-grandchildren, Lucas Kilpatrick and wife Rachel, Matthew Kilpatrick, Isaac Hayes, Lucas Hayes and wife Samantha, Jordan Hayes and Elijah Hayes; great-great-grandchildren, Landon Hayes and Grant Hayes; brother-in-law, Hoyt Gaddis; nephews, Steven Gaddis, Gary Gaddis, Bobby Gaddis and Richard Gaddis; and very special friend, Lois Taylor.
    Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 6, at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church in Murphy. The Rev. Steve Ware and Pastor Ricky Lance officiated. Burial was in Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers were Lucas Kilpatrick, Matthew Kilpatrick, Lucas Hayes, Isaac Hayes, Jordan Hayes and Elijah Hayes. Honorary pallbearers were Max Ware, Earl Ware and David Cook.
    The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 5, at Townson-Rose Funeral in Murphy.
    You may send tributes to the Kilpatrick family at www.townson-rose.com.
    Townson-Rose Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.