Ross M. Kirk, 93, of Newark, Ohio (Licking County) a retired driver for the Ford Motor Company, passed away January 31, 2013, at his daughters residence in Howard, Ohio. (Knox County)
He was born April 22, 1919, in Middleton, TN, (Hardeman County) to the late Panker Calvin and Clory (Freshour) Kirk.
Ross was a WWII Navy Veteran who served in the Pacific Theater.
He was a proud member of the UAW Union.
He is survived by his wife, Geneva (Price) Kirk; children, Harold (Linda) Kirk of Columbus, Ohio, Travis (Faye) Kirk of Heath, Ohio, Brenda (Frank) Neal of Howard, Ohio, Robert (Delores) Kirk of Toledo, Ohio and Cynthia (Leroy) Clutter of Toledo; sixteen grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by first wife of 50 years, Vannie (Sides) Kirk; five brothers; two sisters, and two grandsons.
A funeral service for Ross M. Kirk, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at the Christian Life Center, with Pastor James Kirk officiating.
Burial will be held at 12:00 p.m. Monday at Resthaven Memory Gardens, 3700 Center Rd., Avon, Ohio 44011, where military honors will be conducted by the VFW Post 1079.
Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, one hour prior to the service at the church, 665 Linnville Rd. SE, Heath, OHIO 43056.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Christian Life Center Church.
The family requests that all guestbook condolences be signed at www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com
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Published in the Advocate on February 2, 2013