Larry Cline ChiltonAugust 21, 1948 ~ July 30, 2017 (age 68)
Larry Cline Chilton, age 68, of Surry County, NC, passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Forsyth Medical Center.
He was born on August 21, 1948 in Surry County, NC to the late Dewey Elbert Chilton and Bertha Jessup Chilton. He served his county proudly in the Vietnam War. He retired from the Department of Transportation in 2000 after serving 30 years. He had a passion for gardening and traveling. He was also an avid collector of tractors. He loved his family dearly. He was a proud Papa to his grandchildren. He will be sorely missed by all that knew him, as well as his three fur babies Lincoln, Lexie, and Fancy.
Mr. Chilton is survived by his loving wife, Linda Lynch Chilton; a son, Adam Christian (Lisa) Chilton; a daughter-in-law, Chelle Chilton; three grandchildren, Jordan Chilton, Gabriella Chilton, and Devin Chilton; two brothers, Roland (Imogene) Chilton and Otis (Carole) Chilton; and two sisters, Betty Marsh and Judy (Jimmy) Melton.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Noel Anthony Chilton; two brothers, Paul Chilton and Hollis Chilton; and two sisters, Helen Hunter and Avanel Smith.
A Funeral Service will be conducted on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Cox-Needham Funeral Home at 2 P.M. with Rev. Gerald Jones officiating.
Interment will follow in the Brim’s Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with military rites provided by the Pilot Mountain VFW Post 9436 and Mount Airy VFW Post 2019.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 prior to the service from 12:30 P.M. to 2 P.M. at Cox-Needham Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231.
Cox-Needham Funeral Home of Pilot Mountain (http://www.coxneedham.com, www.facebook.com/coxneedham) is respectfully serving the Chilton family.