Kirkwood Kent Shafer Kirkwood, 83, of Chillicothe, passed away February 28, 2014, in Chillicothe. He was born December 29, 1930 in North Loup, Nebraska to the late John F. and Pearl Mary Heim Kirkwood. On April 5, 1951 he married his high school sweetheart Donna J. Rinehart, who survives. Also surviving are his sons, Jeff and Craig and wife Regina; granddaughters, Sybil and Rachel and husband Eric Marcolina; great-granddaughters, Grace, Samantha, and Roxanne Marcolina; a sister, Geraldine Stiles; a brother, Edward Kirkwood; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers John W. and David M. Kirkwood. Mr. Kirkwood was a US Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict aboard the destroyer USS Hanyesworth, and was honorably discharged in 1954. Kent and Donna moved to Columbus in 1956 and returned to Chillicothe in 2003. He practiced barbering on the east side of Columbus (Berwick area) for over 40 years. Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday at the HALLER FUNERAL HOME. Friends may call two hours prior to the funeral at Haller's. Memorial contributions may be made to the Adena Health Foundation, Heart Fund, 272 Hospital Rd., Chillicothe, OH 45601. His online memorial register is available at www.HallerFuneralHome.com.
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Haller Funeral Home
1661 Western Avenue
Chillicothe, OH 45601
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Mar. 2, 2014