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Kit Landis Klein, 76, passed away peacefully on June 1, 2023, at North Florida Regional Hospital
in Gainesville, Florida. Born on December 25, 1946, in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Leon Klein (deceased)
and Jane Klein (deceased), he grew up in San Antonio, Texas. Kit later moved to Russellville,
Kentucky with his wife and children in 1982 and retired with his wife to Live Oak, Florida in
A school bus driver for Logan County Kentucky school district for many years, Kit spent his life
working hard to provide for his family. A man of true integrity, he stood firm in his beliefs about
God and standing up for what is right. He was a selfless man whose kindness impacted all who
Kit is survived by his wife and best friend, Judy Klein of Live Oak, Florida, his children, Lianna
Allen of Russellville, Kentucky, Joyce Browne of Russellville, Kentucky, Wade Browne and wife
Nicole of Greenbriar, Tennessee, Jeremy Klein and wife Alison of Russellville, Kentucky, and
Elizabeth Carroll and husband Joseph of Live Oak, Florida, twenty grandchildren, twenty-seven
great-grandchildren, a sister, Marcia Jacobs and husband Mike of Calais, Maine and countless
nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be held for friends and family on June 24, 2023,
at 1:00 PM at Kirby Funeral Home in Russellville, Kentucky. Flowers are greatly appreciated or
any contributions in Kit’s memory can be made on his memorial website at