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Richard K. Kirk, 72, of Belle Chase, LA passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2017 at Riverbend Nursing and Rehab.

Richard was born on February 27, 1944 in McDowell County, WV to the late Ruby Lee Myers Kirk and the late Gaynes Kenneth Kirk.

Richard served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy working on special equipment repairs.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Mary Elizabeth McCorkle Kirk and daughter Amy McCorkle Kirk.

Those left to cherish his memory are his brothers Kenneth Kirk of High Point, NC, Charles Kirk of Thomasville, NC; sister Kathie Hedrick (Eddie) of High Point, NC and three grandsons.

Graveside Service: 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, January 31 at the Salisbury National Cemetery, 202 Government Road, Salisbury, NC 28144 with the Rev. Neal Brantley officiating. Military rites will be accorded by Lyerly Volunteer Honor Guard.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the charity of the donors choice in Richard Kirks name.

Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Kirk family. Online condolences may be made at www.lyerlyfuneralhome.com.
Published on January 29, 2017
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