US Marine Corps

Donald Richard Kicklighter

April 13, 1941 ~ September 2, 2021 (age 80)

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Donald “Don” Richard Kicklighter, 80, passed away Thursday, September 2, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his family and under the care of GHC Hospice. He was born April 13, 1941 to Henry Thad and Hazel Dubberly Kicklighter and lived in Brunswick until moving to Glennville in 2000. Don was a Corporal in the US Marine Corps for four years and a Captain with the Georgia State Patrol retiring after 34 years. He was a member of Watermelon Creek Baptist Church and is preceded in death by his parents, step-mother, Mary Howard Kicklighter, brother, Jerry Kicklighter and a sister, Audrey Kicklighter DeLoach.

            He is survived by:

                        Wife, Patsy Kicklighter of Glennville, Georgia

                        Children, Matt Kicklighter of Brunswick, Georgia
                                         Donna Bullman (Greg) of Port Orange, Florida
                                         Don Kicklighter, Jr (Kathy) of Jesup, Georgia
                                         Luke Kicklighter of Glennville, Georgia

                        Brother, William R. “Bill” Kicklighter (Martha) of Glennville, Georgia
                                       Mike Kicklighter
                                       Larry Kicklighter
                                       Jack Kicklighter all of Augusta, Georgia

                        Sister, Brenda Kicklighter Tuck of Glennville, Georgia
                                    Joy Kicklighter Bell of Augusta, Georgia

Grandchildren, Matt Kicklighter, Jr (Megan), Brad Kicklighter (Lauren),
                         Lyndsey Kicklighter Gegg (Brad) and Zachery Kicklighter

            Six great granddaughters, several nieces and nephews also survive.

Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm, Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, September 9, 2021 at the chapel of Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery with Honors rendered by Georgia State Patrol Honor Guard.

Social distancing of three feet due to Covid 19 will be enforced and masks are asked to be worn on all services.

Care and Services are entrusted to Brannen Kennedy Funeral Home of Glennville, Georgia.

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September 9, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes
206 N. Veterans Boulevard
Glennville, GA 30427

Funeral Service
September 9, 2021

2:00 PM
Brannen-Kennedy Funeral Homes
206 N. Veterans Boulevard
Glennville, GA 30427

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