Jesse Gilkey, age 58 of Hopkinsville, passed away on Monday, September 20th at the Baptist Health Deaconess Hospital in Madisonville, Kentucky of natural causes.
He was born May 26, 1963 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky the son of Jesse Robert and Wanda Lee Deason Gilkey.
He loved fishing, cooking, animals and watching dirt track racing.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jesse “Bobby” Gilkey and two sons, Daryl and Shadrea Gilkey. He is survived by his mother, Wanda Gilkey of Hopkinsville; four sons, Justin Gilkey (Bethany), Shawn Gilkey, Shane Gilkey all of Hopkinsville and Jamey Patten of Salem, Illinois; two daughters, Bridget Willis (Andy Willis II) and Jessica Gilkey both of Hopkinsville; one brother, Jerry Gilkey of Hopkinsville; one sister, Jeannette Gentry of Hopkinsville and eleven grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be on Thursday, September 23rd from 6:00 until funeral service time at 7:00 at the Cross Point Ministries Church, 1127 E. 7th Street, Hopkinsville with Rev. Roy Skinner and Rev. Raymond Deason, Jr. officiating. Interment will be on Friday, September 24th at 11:00 at the Fuller Cemetery in Crofton, Kentucky.
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