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.
funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader.
will be in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln.
was a mental health technician at Lincoln Developmental Center and
then transferred to Jacksonville Developmental Center.
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.
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
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