James Michael Kaylor, 80, of Frankfort passed away at 7:39 p.m. July 13, 2017 at his home, surrounded by his family. Born January 23, 1937 in Frankfort to the late Kenneth Browning & Alta Ruth (Farr) Kaylor. He married Mary Ann Camp on June 2, 1957 at the Eastside Christian Church in Frankfort and she survives.
Jim was a 1954 graduate of Frankfort High School. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served from August 13, 1958 to August 12, 1961. He was an engineer for the Norfolk & Western Railroad, retiring in 1989 following 33 years. Jim then worked at Ellis Jewelers for 10 years and the Frankfort Community Public Library. He was a member of the Manson Congregational Christian Church, Clinton Masonic Lodge #54 and Order of Eastern Star #06.
Memorial donations may be made to the Manson Church, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 1-4 p.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Archer-Weston Funeral and Cremation Center. A Masonic service will be held at 3:45 p.m. with the funeral services beginning at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Graveside services with Military Honors will be 10 a.m. Monday, July 17, 2017 at Bunnell Cemetery.
Wife: Mary Ann Kaylor of Frankfort, 3 Daughters: Susie (Doug) Randolph of Lafayette, Kathy (Bryan) Keiser of Monticello, and Bonnie (Bryan) Reynolds of Frankfort, 7 Granddaughters: Meghan (Brent) Parker, Caitlin (Josh) Bowsher, Avery (Fiancé Wesley Fluke) Keiser, Ellen Keiser, Madeline McKinney, Emma McKinney, and Kaitlynn Wilhite, 1 Grandson: Marshall Reynolds and 3 Great Grandchildren, Brooks, Adlee & Tatum.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Lawrence & Richard Kaylor and 3 sisters, Ruth Ann Ayres, Delores Kindley & Bonnie Doran.