Henry C. Iler, 79, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 14, 2014.
Henry was born in Gainesville, GA on May 9, 1934 to Henry C. and Nancy Smith Iler. Henry leaves behind his beloved wife, Jean, his son, Jim Iler of Atlanta; daughters, Cherrie Granger of Atlanta; Terri Hoffman and Dawn Kilpatrick of Statesboro; grandchildren, Kayce Brawner (Darnell), Sarah Granger Russell (Adam), Jared Kilpatrick, Erin Iler, Colby Granger, Brandon Iler, Bailey Iler, Madison Shuman and Kyler Stubbs; 8 Great Grandchildren; a number of distant cousins; his former wife, Miriam Iler of Cochran, GA and his beloved dog Journey. He was preceded in death by his son, Larry Kilpatrick.
Henry was an artist and professor and head of the Art Department at Georgia Southern University for most of his career. An avid music lover and musician, Henry was loved by many and will be sadly and greatly missed.
Visitation will be held 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Friday, March 21, in Hodges-Moore Funeral Home.
Memorial service will be held 6:30 PM Friday, March 21, in the chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home with the Reverend Larry E. Bird officiating.
Please visit our online memorial at www.hodgesmoore.com
, to sign the online guestbook and share fond memories with the Iler family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Statesboro and Bulloch County, P.O. Box 581, Statesboro, GA 30459 or the Hearts and Hands Clinic, 127 North College Street, Statesboro, GA 30458.
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.