Elmer Kilburn, 75, of Berwick, IL, passed away at 12:47 a.m. Friday, April 22, 2022, in his home. He was born September 27, 1946, in Avon, IL, the son of Wayne E. and Bertha (Clifford) Kilburn.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 46 years, Patricia; children, Carol (Eric) Hurt, Cher (Bob) Barkley, Mindy (Matt) Bradley, Shane (Robyn) Kilburn, Babette (Corey) Bice; 9 grandchildren; siblings, Roberta Blansett, James Kilburn, Wayne A. Kilburn, Rex Kilburn, Rebecca Blevins and Robin Sell.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother George Kilburn.
After high school he joined the US Navy. He married Patricia Spencer on January 17, 1976. He was employed as a truck driver.
Private family graveside services will be held in Babbitt Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Quad City Honor Flight or OSF Hospice and left in the care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.wisefamilyfuneralhome.com . Wise Family Funeral Home in Roseville is in charge of the arrangements.
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