Donald N. Kilby, age 83, of Ward passed away on Saturday, December 16th. He was born on June 1, 1934 in Bethany, New York to the late Fredrick Phillip Kilby and Reta Belle Ayrault-Kilby.
He is preceded in death by three brothers, two sisters, one granddaughter and one great-granddaughter.
Donald is survived by his loving devoted wife of 57 years Sharron Kilby, his children Donna Spaventa (Mike), Donald Gabreath (Linda), Richard Kilby (Lela), Constance Jackson (Stephen), Jeffery Kilby (Marie), and Patricia Schmigel (Joseph). He leaves behind his twenty-five grandchildren, fifty-four great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. He will be missed by a host of others including his nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 12:00 P.M. until 1:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. Funeral services will begin at 1:00 P.M. with burial to follow at Serenity Garden, Jacksonville, Arkansas.