Kelver Stiltner, 84 of Elkhorn City, KY passed away on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Pikeville Medical Center. Kelver was born at Dunleary, KY on Sept. 15, 1932 to the late Everette Leon Stiltner and Tilda Blair Stiltner. Kelver was a veteran of the US Army and a coal miner. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife; Willa Younce Stiltner, one son; Bumper Jack Stiltner, 3 brothers; Edgar, Carmel, and Billy Joe Stiltner, and 7 sisters; Manthalee Adkins, Vada Louella “Chick” Ratliff,, Christine “Tot” Mullins, Veila Jean Bartley, Evelyn Fay Stiltner, Mary Lois Stiltner, and Ora Marie Rose. Kelver is survived by 1 son; Keith Stiltner of Elkhorn City, KY, 1 brother; Jerry Stiltner of Elkhorn City, KY, and 3 sisters; Vida Sue Creed, Gloria Dean Thacker, and Doreen Wachtel.
Visitation will be held Monday, December 12, 2016 from 6 – 10 PM, with services at 7:00 PM, from the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral will be conducted Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 at 11:00 AM from the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Ed Belcher officiating. Burial will follow in the Dow Brooks Cemetery at Draffin, Ky.