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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Aug 7, 2018

Ronald "Ron" Wilford Kilgore of Charlotte died June 3 at the age of 79. Born in San Benito, Texas, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1959 and later served as a Naval Advisor in Vietnam. He earned his law degree from Vanderbilt University in 1971 and was admitted to practice later that year. He then returned to active duty in the Navy and was stationed in Charleston, South Carolina, in the Judge Advocates Corp. Upon returning to Nashville he entered the law firm of Parker, Nichol, and Finley. Kilgore was also assistant to the District Attorney in Nashville from 1969 to 1971, served as City Attorney for Charlotte from 1979 to 1987 and was counsel for the Harpeth Utility District in Charlotte from 1978 to 1999. Memorials may be made to the Charlotte Lions Club Sight Conservation Project.