Mr. Carroll Clark Kicklighter, 85 of Blackshear, passed away Wednesday morning, February 5, 2020, at his residence.
Born in Douglas, GA on January 21, 1935, Mr. Kicklighter had lived in Blackshear since 1980. He was a US Air Force veteran and went on to retire from being a shrimp boat captain in the ‘80’s. Mr. Kicklighter loved to fly fish and always enjoyed talking with people and learning about them. He attended Ward Memorial United Methodist Church.
He was a son of the late William Dewey & Lina Estell Harvey Kicklighter. He was also preceded in death by all four of his brothers, Reginald Kicklighter, Harold Kicklighter, Winston Kicklighter, and Edward Kicklighter.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Sue Carter Kicklighter of Blackshear; a daughter and son-in-law, Lina Sue & Ralph Wetherington of Gallatin, TN; 2 grandchildren, Suzanne (Bart) Highers and Kyler (Ann Marie) Wetherington; 4 great grandchildren, Lilia S. Highers, Lucillia S. Highers, Estella L. Wetherington, and Gordon Wetherington; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
A graveside service for Mr. Kicklighter will be held Monday afternoon, February 10, 2020, at 2:00 o’clock at the Oakland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Satilla, 808 Evergreen Way, Waycross, GA 31501.
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Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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