Vernon S. Giltner, 84, of Brookport passed away on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at his home with his family by his side.
Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27 at Mt. Sterling Cumberland Presbyterian Church with Rev. David LeNeave officiating.
Mr. Giltner was a retired operator from Lock and Dam 52 He was a member of Mt. Sterling Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Massac County and was a U.S. Army veteran.
In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, gardening, mowing his yard and riding his Ford tractor.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Ruby Giltner of Brookport; one son, Lane Giltner of Brookport; one daughter, Lesley Culver and husband Richard of Brookport; and five grandchildren, Slade Culver, Madison Giltner, Caleb Giltner, Eli Giltner and Celeigh Culver.
He was preceded in death by his father, Shelby Giltner; his stepmother, Ausba Lee Giltner; his mother, Onie Rixie Giltner; one sister, Ella Reynolds; and one grandson, Caden Culver.
Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to the Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE First St., Suite 800 Miami, FL, 33131; Mt. Sterling Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1780 Mt. Sterling Rd., Brookport, IL 62910; or a charity of the donor's choice.
Lindsey Funeral Home of Paducah was in charge of arrangements.