David Murray Kik

KIK, DAVID MURRAY, 72, of Prospect, KY, died March 17, 2012, at Norton Audubon Hospital.

He was born May 9, 1939, to Leonard and Stella Kik who preceded him in death.

He is survived by this wife, Mary Clark Kik; daughter, Lisa Erin Kik; son, Nickolas Clark Kik; brothers, Leonard Kik (Martha) and Robert Kik (Marilyn); sister, Nancy Kik; six nieces and nephews and 12 great-nieces and nephews.

He was a graduate of Eastern High School and Eastern Kentucky University. He served four years in the Air Force. He worked in promotion at WKLO radio and then spent 23 years as a promotional copywriter at the Courier Journal. He retired in 1993. He was an avid fisherman and was a charter member of the Bucketmouth Brigade fishing club. He was also a member of the Kentucky Bass Federation and the Kentucky Muskie Club.

He donated his body to the University of Louisville Medical School. There will be a private memorial gathering.

Donations may be made to Kentucky Special Olympics or the .

Published in The Courier-Journal on Mar. 19, 2012