James L. Kilhefner, 66, Vietnam veteran, baker

By on August 14, 2013

James L. Kilhefner, 66, of Elizabethtown, went home to be with the Lord and Elvis on Sunday, July 28, 2013.

He was born July 16, 1947 in Ephrata, to the late James D. and Alice (Morrow) Kilhefner.

James was a proud Vietnam Veteran having served in both the United States Marine Corps and the United States Navy.

He was retired as a baker from Good & Plenty Bakery and Restaurant of Lancaster.

James was an enthusiastic Elvis fan and collector of his memorabilia. He was also a devoted Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies fan.

Surviving are his wife: Linda S. Kilhefner; his son: Joshua R. Kilhefner of Elizabethtown; his daughter: Annetta S. Barnes of Mount Joy; his sister: Bev Stark McDonnell of Lititz; his three brothers: Bruce Kilhefner of Colorado; Dale Kilhefner of Lancaster and Barry Kilhefner of Ephrata and his four grandchildren: Noah Barnes, Kyra Barnes, Autumn Kilhefner and Dakoda Kilhefner.

A visitation was held Aug. 10 at the Miller-Sekely Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. of Elizabethtown.

Memorial contributions in James’ honor may be made to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, 2600 Virginia Ave. NW, Suite 104, Washington, DC 20037 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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