Visitation will be from 10 until 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. William Tittle will officiate.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Mary Elizabeth Tubb Gurganus; parents, Arthur and Meda Gurganus; brother, James Gurganus; and sisters, Ara Poe and Nona Bagwell.
He is survived by his children, Ralph Gurganus (Ellen) and Marilyn Gober; grandchildren, Kaya, Greer and Colin Gurganus, and MaLea (Scott) Welch; and beloved great-grandson, Andrew Welch.
The family wishes to thank the magnificent, caring staff of Cordova Health and Rehab where he resided in his final years. He was cared for like family and he loved all of the staff. Special love and thanks to Sandra, Peaches, Marie, Helen Kilgore and Shirley Vines. War Eagle!
You may offer online condolences to the family at www.kilgoregreenfuneralhome.com.
Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503