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John Alfred Killion, Jr.

July 3, 1938 — May 19, 2024

Aiken, SC

JOHN ALFRED KILLION, JR., 85, beloved husband of Martha Hornaday Killion, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, May 19, 2024 in his home.

A native of Petersburg, IN, John was a son of the late John A., Sr., and Aileen Killion.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.  John worked as a start-up engineer and procedure writer, having had a successful career in the nuclear industry.  He moved to Aiken in the late 1980’s to work with Westinghouse at the Savannah River Site.  He was a Shriner and was very active in the Aiken County Shrine Club.

Surviving is his wife of 58 years, Martha; two daughters, Connie Broadie, Dawn Killion, all of Aiken; three grandchildren, Cindy Beard, Alec Perkins, Geoffrey Broadie; two great-grandchildren, Dominick and Bentley Killion.

The family will receive friends Saturday morning, June 1st beginning at 10 o’clock at Shellhouse – Rivers Funeral Home.  A memorial service will follow at 11 o’clock with The Rev. Bill Howard III officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children (lovetotherescue.org).

SHELLHOUSE – RIVERS FUNERAL HOME, 715 EAST PINE LOG RD., AIKEN, SC

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