Norman Travis Kilgore
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Norman Travis Kilgore
  • April 2, 1925 - May 14, 2017
  • Paris, Texas

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Norman Travis Kilgore went to be with the Lord on May 14, 2017 in Paris, TX, he was 92 years old. Norman was born in Italy, TX on April 2, 1925. He grew up in Ft. Worth, TX. At 17 he quit high school, and stretching his age a bit, he joined the U. S. Marine Corp. He served in the South Pacific during World War II. He returned to Diamond Hills High School after his service in order to get his diploma. There he met his future wife, Tommie Laverne Burns. After high school Norman worked at the Ft. Worth stock yards, in lumber mills and at Montgomery Wards. Always working to improve, Norman eventually became a realtor. He moved his family to Bedford, TX and started in business selling real estate eventually becoming a realty broker, builder and housing developer. He was a business leader in the HEB area for over 50 years. Norman also was a devout Christian and helped build The Hurst Assembly of God church. There he and his wife taught Sunday School. He was the Sunday School superintendent and deacon for many years. Tommie Laverne Kilgore passed in 2011. Norman again married, to Gloria Jane Putnam. After living in North Richland Hills, they moved to Paris, TX. In addition to being survived by Gloria Jane Kilgore, Norman is survived by his only child, Glenda Kay Davidson and her husband David, his grandson Aaron Davidson and his wife Brittany and many, many friends. He is also survived by step-children Katrina Lee, Kevin Jones and Jesse Jones. Visitation for Norman will be on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Bluebonnet Hills funeral home. Funeral Services will be held at Hurst Assembly of God in Hurst, TX on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. to be followed by a 2:00 p.m. interment service at Bluebonnet Hills cemetery.