Mr. Giltner was a member of Metropolis First United Methodist Church. He was a retired machinist from USEC of Paducah and also restored automobiles. Mr. Giltner was a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Barbara A. Giltner of Metropolis; one brother, Rev. Greg Giltner and wife Sandy of Hopkinsville, Ky.; one sister-in-law, Mary Lou Loverkamp and husband Lowell of Metropolis; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Nelma Giltner.
Graveside service with military rites was held Friday at Metropolis Memorial Gardens with Rev. Greg Giltner and Rev. Gary Motta officiating.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 100 E. Fifth St., Metropolis, IL 62960.