Luther Thomas Kaighin, 94, son of John B. and Annie Castleman Kaighin, was born Jan. 12, 1911, at Yukon. He died June 10, 2005, at Longview, Wash.He married LaVeta McKinney Jan. 11, 1936, at Yukon. They had three children.Mr. Kaighin worked the family farm at Yukon for 20 years, helping raise his three siblings after the death of their parents. He taught his children about farming and had coon dogs for hunting. He was an avid hunter for deer, elk, raccoon, rabbits and upland birds.In 1955, he moved his family to Longview, Wash., where he worked for Washington Pulp and Paper until they closed and for Longview Sanitation Dept. until his retirement.He was preceded in death by his wife; one son, LeOtis; daughter, Marsha; sisters, Ruth Smith and Dorothy Kaighin; and brother, Donald Kaighin.Surviving are a daughter, Marlene Tinker of Vancouver, Wash.; brother, Frank Kaighin of Longview, Wash.; three sisters, Helen Kaighin of West Plains, Mary Craig of Summersville and Edna Holder of Houston; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.Memorial services were June 20 at Canterbury Inn/Chateau of Longview, Wash.Memorials may be made to Hospice Care Center, Box 2067, Longview, Wash. 98632. “

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