Joe Guy Killough, 71, husband of Deborah Walker Killough and a resident of Pungoteague, VA, passed away Friday, December 29, 2017, at his residence. A native of Alcorn County, MS, he was the son of the late Vernon Killough and the late Inez Lancaster Killough. He was a retired United States Navy Chief Petty Officer, lifetime V.F.W. member and a member of the American Legion and Sons of the Confederate Veterans.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by a grandson, Matthew T. Dennison and his wife, Erica, of Painter, VA; two great-grandchildren, Eli Dennison and Max Dennison, both of Painter; numerous cousins; and a special cousin, Jimmie Killough of Chicago, IL. Joe was predeceased by his first wife, Agnes D. Killough.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, January 5, 2018, at 11:00 AM at Craddockville United Methodist Church with Reverend Rob Kelly officiating. Interment will follow in Onancock Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Craddockville United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. June Custis, P.O. Box 66, Craddockville, VA 23341 or S.P.C.A. Animal Shelter, P. O. Box 164, Onley, VA 23418.

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Arrangements were made by the Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.