Al Kirk(1947 - 2012)

Al Kirk


Albert Edgar "Al" Kirk, 65, of 18 Chantilly Rue Court, passed away Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at his home.

Born in Spartanburg, a son of the late Ernest and Betty McAbee Kirk, Mr. Kirk retired from the US Marine Corps after twenty years of service and was a member of Rice's Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Joan Roper Durham Kirk of the home; two sons, Jerry Durham of Mauldin and Gerald Durham of Liberty; a daughter, Angela Durham of Lyman; a brother, Tommy of Greenwood; a sister, Rebecca Dorr of Anderson; five grandsons and one great-grandson. In addition to his parents, Mr. Kirk was predeceased by a brother, Louis Kirk.

Memorial services will be held Sunday at 3:00 PM at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Open Arms Hospice, 1836 West Georgia Road, Simpsonville, SC 29680.

Condolences may be expressed online at or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, Easley, which is assisting the family.


Published in The Greenville News on Nov. 24, 2012