Robert Lewis Kirk


Died: October 2, 2013

Mr. Robert Lewis Kirk, 71, of Burna, KY, passed away Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at his home.

Robert was a retired chemical operator from Air Products after 34 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who had a passion for farming, and who loved to draw, paint, and restore and collect classic Chevy’s.

Robert was a member of Old Salem Baptist Church, where he taught Sunday School, and bible study. He was also a member of the Livingston County Genealogical and Historical Society and the National Rifle Association.

Robert was proud resident of Livingston County, where he was born, raised, and schooled, starting in the first grade in a one room schoolhouse, Threlkeld School.
Robert was always willing to help others no matter what the project was, and will be greatly missed.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Shirley Kirk of Burna, KY; one son, Les English of Tiline, KY; one sister, Connie James, and her husband David of Smithland, KY; sister-in-law, Paulette Bearden and mother-in-law, Lucille Ward both of Sharpe, KY; two grandchildren, Leslie and Jessica English; and many special friends.

Mr. Kirk was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Alva Alsobrook Kirk.

Funeral services will be Sunday, October 6, 2013, at 2PM, in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors. Burial will follow in Old Salem Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 to 8PM, Saturday, October 5, 2013, at Boyd Funeral Directors in Salem.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Livingston County Historical and Genealogical Society, PO Box 138, Smithland, KY 42081, or Old Salem Baptist Church, 1656 US 60 East, Burna, KY 42028.

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