Timothy Ross Kilby

August 25, 1961 ~ September 2, 2022 (age 61)
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Timothy Ross Kilby, age 61, of Clayton, Georgia passed away on September 2, 2022.

Timothy was born the son of the late Carl Jackson Kilby and the late Dorothy Leona Williams Kilby Vickers on August 25, 1961. In his professional life he operated heavy equipment for the Rabun County Road Department. He was a graduate of the 1979 class of Rabun County High School. Tim loved the outdoors, fishing and especially hunting, leading his family to call him the “Great White Turkey Hunter.” He was always a loving husband, father and grandfather.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Debbie English Kilby; his brother, Carl Kilby Jr.

His survivors include his wife, Tammy Speed Kilby; his three sons, Trenton Lee Kilby (Heath), of Oxford, Georgia, Tucker Ross Kilby, of Gadsden, Alabama, Nevel Jackson Kilby, of Clayton, Georgia; his daughter, Kristi Kilby Goodwin (Matthew), of Buford, Georgia; step-daughter, Stella Rebecca Rickman, of Clayton, Georgia; three brothers, Gary Kilby, of Clayton, Kenneth Kilby, of Tiger, Dale Kilby, of Lakemont; two sisters, Carolyn Kilby McKay, of Lakemont, Shirley Ann Nall, of Gadsden, Alabama; two grandchildren also survive him, Avarie Elise Goodwin, Beau Matthew Goodwin.

The family will receive friends at Beck Funeral Home from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM on Sunday. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday September 4, 2022 in the Chapel of the Beck Funeral Home in Clayton, Georgia at 2:00 pm with Rev. Joe McCraken officiating.

The family asks the in lieu of flowers, donations be made in memory of Timothy  to the Sid Weber Memorial Cancer Fund P.O. Box 485 Rabun Gap, GA 30568.

Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, Georgia, is in charge of the arrangements. If there are any questions, please call 706-782-9599. An online Memorial Register Book is available at

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September 4, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Beck Funeral Home
898 Hwy 441 South
Clayton, GA 30525

Celebration of Life
September 4, 2022

2:00 PM
Beck Funeral Home Chapel
898 Hwy 441 South
Clayton, GA 30525

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