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Gregory Kirk Sr.

Gregory C. Kirk Sr., 51, of Atlanta died Wednesday (Aug. 20, 2003) at 7:28 p.m. at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Visitation will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.

His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader.

Burial will be in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln.

Mr. Kirk was a mental health technician at Lincoln Developmental Center and then transferred to Jacksonville Developmental Center.

He was born Oct. 9, 1951, in Lincoln. He married Jenny Sarver on May 15, 2001, in Las Vegas, Nev.

Survivors are his wife, of Atlanta; his mother and stepfather, Marguerite Sandel Kirk Sutheard and Frank Sutheard of Lincoln; two sons, Gregory C.  Kirk Jr. (and wife Abby) of Lincoln and Matthew A Kirk (and fiancee Precilla Allgood) of Girard; three daughters, Stephanie M. Kirk of Springfield, Amber N. Lessen of Atlanta and Candice A. Purlee of Atlanta; four grandchildren, Lillian Rose Kirk and Isabella Ray Kirk, both of Girard, and Nolan James Hemenway Kirk and Reagan Jolie Kirk, both of Lincoln; one brother, Jimmy (and Sandy) Kirk of Lincoln; five sisters, Ruthann (and Chuck) Shepard of Minot, N.D., Margaret (and Carl) Wilson of Springfield, Judith (and David) Waters of Springfield, Carolyn (and Melvin) Spears of Lincoln and Rose (Sean) Kennedy of Divernon; a half sister, Vera Kirk of Flora; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clarence William Kirk.

He was a member of Jefferson Street Christian Church in Lincoln and Alcoholics Anonymous. He was a coach for Special Olympics at Lincoln Developmental Center.

Memorials may be made to Special Olympics.

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