Peter J. Kilts, 72, of The Villages, Florida, passed away on Sunday, April 25, 2021. He was born on August 16, 1948 in Canastota, New York. He attended Canastota Central School and graduated with the class of 1967.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon Kilts with whom he married February 7,1970 and spent 51 wonderful years with; daughter, Kelly Scheid; Belleview, Florida; grandsons, Jordan Scheid, Jacob Scheid, Joseph Lorini and granddaughter, Jenna Lorini all of Chittenango. Several brothers In-law, sisters In-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and two very special friends, Howard Tucker and Mike Nesbitt both of whom he considered his brothers from other mothers. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Lillian Kilts; brothers, Roger and Judson Kilts and nephew David Kilts.
He was a son of the American Legion Post 219 Fruitland Park, Florida. In1974, inspired by a neighbor, Jim Gregg he established a precast concrete manufacturing company (P & S Concrete Products, Ltd.) He and his wife Sharon worked 44 plus years developing what became their success story, retiring in July 2020. In 1991 he was the key partner in the development of Woodcrest Golf Course. He loved spending time with his family, golfing (most of the time) and socializing with his numerous friends. Pete will be eternally missed by all who had the pleasure to love him.
A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 2 pm, located at Hiers-Baxley Funeral and Cremation Life Event Center, 3975 Wedgewood Lane, The Villages, FL 32162. A celebration of life in New York will be held at a later date.