LAKELAND - Joseph W. Kirk, Jr., 85, passed away Thursday, Oct 24, 2013, as a result of COPD.
He served in the Air Force during WWII and the Navy during the Korean War. He was a life long Detroit Tiger fan. He enjoyed playing golf and
Mr. Kirk is survived by his wife of 42 years, Verna; three daughters:
Cindy (Jim) Reed, Becky (Mike) York and Jenny (Henry) Higgins. Five
grandchildren: Travis (Tracy) Cobb; Steven York; Aaron York; Cheri (Dan) Lilly ; and Chelsea (Gregory) Watson, as well as 4 great-grandchildren
and 1 great great-grandchild. He is also survived by his sister, Jessie Costa, of Boise, Idaho.
No services are scheduled at this time; National Cremation Society.
Published in Ledger from Oct. 25 to Oct. 26, 2013