Kenneth Pilgrim

Kenneth Pilgrim

Monday, April 27th, 1953 - Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
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Mr. Kenneth Wayne Pilgrim, age 66, of Dewy Rose, Ga., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.

He was born on April 27, 1953 in Louisville, KY to the late Clarence Wesley Pilgrim, Jr., and Marcella Nauert Pilgrim. Kenneth recently retired from the United States Department of Agriculture where he served as a senior appraisal specialist. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture and he was a life-long Georgia Football Fan. Kenneth and Wanda are members of Sardis Baptist Church.

He is survived by; his wife, Wanda Fleming Pilgrim, children, Kelly Pilgrim (John) Cassidy of Ila, Ga., McKenzie Pilgrim (Stewart) Smith of Commerce, Ga., and Kenneth Lee (Alisa) Pilgrim of Bogart, Ga., siblings, Danny Pilgrim, Vianna Mathis, Anita Reese, Carolyn Powers, Ronnie Pilgrim, Angela Hammond and Marsha Smith, all of Thomson, Ga., Jim Pilgrim, Winder, Ga., and Melinda Bedgood of Pensacola, FL. Grandchildren, Logan, Reed and Seth Cassidy, Cole, Liam and Riah Smith and Jackson and Charleston Pilgrim. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Clarence Pilgrim III.

Funeral services celebrating the life of Kenneth Pilgrim will be held on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at three o'clock from the Sardis Baptist Church Sanctuary in Hartwell. Dr. David Bowen will officiate. The family will greet friends immediately following the service in the fellowship hall. In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations of unwrapped toys which will be delivered to Children’s Hospitals.The body will lie in state at 2:30. Private burial will be at Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers for the service will be: Matthew Brooks, Chas Dickenson, Camran Fleming, Matthew Guthas, Keith Hilley, Drew Pilgrim, Trapper Reese, Chad Shiflet and Levi Stanley.

The family will be at the home.

Coile and Hall Funeral Directors, 333 E. Johnson Street in Hartwell will be serving the family of Kenneth Pilgrim.

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Danny Seawright

Posted at 06:43pm
So sorry to hear about Kenneth, we are keeping the family in our prayers.

Teresa Shirley

Posted at 05:03pm
Wanda, I am very sorry to read of Kenneth's death. He was a very nice person and will be missed by many. May God comfort you and your family is our prayer. Teresa and Mike Shirley, Bowersville

Renee Graham

Posted at 02:25pm
Prayers are with you all.

Tammy G. Sanders

Posted at 09:33am
Praying for you Wanda and your family. Praying peace over you and your family now, and in the days to come.

Bill and Pam Crozier

Posted at 08:26am
Our hearts go out to Wanda and the family. So sorry for your loss. Bill loved him so much. We hope your fond memories will help provide comfort and peace. Blessings to you, Bill and Pam Crozier

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