David Keith Kilgore

David Keith Kilgore, 68 of Palacios, TX passed away April 23, 2018 at St David’s Hospital in Austin. He was born Feb. 15, 1950 in Palacios, to Walter Elliott Kilgore and Nettie Charlene Lewis Kilgore.
Keith was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents Walter B. Kilgore and Leona Wright Kilgore. He is survived by his children, David Jason Kilgore (wife Tiffany) of New Braunfels and Jamie Rhiann Kilgore of Rockport, sisters Karla Kilgore Carr (husband Jerry) of Corsicana and Cindy Kilgore Peterson (husband Mark) of Leander; three grandchildren, Adria, Logan, and Kynlee, both of Rockport nephews Chad-Alan Carr of Gettysburg, PA and Darren Carr of Grapeland; and great niece Anisten Carr of Grapeland.
Keith grew up and attended school in Palacios and graduated from Ingleside High School. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, 339th Combat Engineers; and a dedicated lawman with more than 30 years experience including Matagorda County Sheriff and all positions leading there, as well as Chief Criminal Investigator for both Caldwell and Houston Counties. He loved his family, friends, and the people he served.
A memorial service is being planned for a later date.

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