Obituaries

Elliott Ray Kingsolver 1938 - 2008 McLouth

Graveside services were Tuesday, Sept. 16 at the Fowler Cemetery, north of McLouth for Elliott Ray Kingsolver, 70, McLouth, formerly of Kansas City, Kan.
Mr. Kingsolver died, Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 at his home in McLouth.
He was born Sept. 4, 1938, at Colorado Springs, Colo., the son of Wilbur "Gerald" and Helen Elliott Kingsolver. He had lived in the Kansas City and McLouth areas for many years. Mr. Kingsolver worked as a line supervisor at Owen-Corning Fiberglass in Kansas City, retiring after 37 years of service. He owned and operated E.R. Trucking Company for many years as well as operating a milk delivery route. Always busy with something, Mr. Kingsolver loved anything that had a motor and loved to race cars from a very young age.
He married Shirley Faye Hedgepath on Sept. 13, 1958, in Perry. She survives, of the home. Also surviving are a son, Randy, McLouth; a daughter, Vicki, McLouth; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Sandra, Hillsdale. He was preceded in death by two granddaughters, Cassie and Carmen Jessup, and two brothers, Wilbur and Orlin Kingsolver.
Memorials may be made to Jefferson County Hospice in care of Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066. Online messages may be left at www.barnett-chapeloaks.com.