AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Tuesday, November 3, 2015, Mr. John Bush Kirkland, Sr., 68, loving husband of 48 years to Brenda Kirkland. John was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and Men in Mission. He was a Free & Accepted Mason, member of the Scottish Rite Temple and a Shriner. John was an avid gardener. Family members in addition to his wife include his son: Jay Kirkland (Cindy); daughter: Jill Kirkland; grandchildren: Trey Kirkland and Jayce Kirkland; sisters: Martha Nell Jernigan and Karen Josey; brothers: Haward Kirkland and Charles Kirkland; and a number of nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Woodroe Kirkland and Martha Bush Kirkland, and brother, Byron Kirkland. A memorial service will be Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. in Wesley United Methodist Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Honorary pallbearers will be the Men in Mission. Memorial contributions may be made to Wesley United Methodist Church, 825 N. Belair Rd., Evans, GA 30809, or to
, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Nov. 4, 2015