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Chad Kilbury

July 7, 1975 — October 14, 2023


Chad Leon Kilbury, 48, of Bertha, passed away on Saturday October 14, 2023, at 3:01am from natural causes. There will be a celebration of his life later in November. It will be posted to Facebook soon. 


Chad was born on July 7, 1975, to James and Mildred (Forsyth) Kilbury in Jacksonville, Illinois. He married the love of his life Amanda Harvey on March 10th, 2008. 


Chad’s past times were fishing, listening to music and playing his guitars on Facebook live he was an avid collector of guitars the night before he passed away he drove to East Grand Forks to get his 26th guitar that had LED lights on it and he was so excited about playing it the next morning. He would spend hours a day playing and learning his guitars. He also loved cars especially “Ruby” his mustang he was so proud of “Ruby” he loved going for long drives in it. But above all that he loved spending time with his family and friends, he was always goofy and the life of the party. 


Chad is survived by his loving wife Amanda; children, Alysia (Corey) Sargent, Samantha (Kaleb) Cusey, Devin Bullington, Paige (Nick Kine) Kilbury, Rylea (Andon Bergeson) Kilbury; ten grandchildren; four siblings; also, all of his wife’s family; nieces and nephews and his close friends Vickie Eldridge and his buddy Dan Kaufman.

He is preceded in death by his parents, all of his aunts and uncles, and one sister. 


Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Staples.


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