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Stephen R. "Leprechaun" Kirk Sr.

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Stephen R. "Leprechaun" Kirk Sr. Obituary
Stephen R.

"Leprechaun" Kirk, Sr.

A funeral service for Stephen R. "Leprechaun" Kirk, Sr., xx, age 61, of Hebron, will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 9, at Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home with Pastor Brodie McClean officiating. Burial will take place in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Kirk passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Licking Memorial Hospital. He was born September 16, 1951 in Newark, Ohio.

Mr. Kirk had worked in the oil business, from which he retired. He loved music, playing cards and chess, being with his family and attending family gatherings and enjoyed drinking a good beer.

He is survived by four children, Steve, Jr., (Erika) Kirk, Nick Kirk (Melissa Trago) and Alicia Phipps, all of Newark, and Anthony (Tonya) Clay of Heath; grandchildren, Gunner, Chloe, Laylah, Morgan, Ashton and Trevor Kirk, Tate Clay, and a granddaughter on the way; longtime friend and mother of his children, Patti Wolfe of Newark; brother, Sonny McClain of Newark; aunt, Barb Lees of Newark; cousin, Sam Kirk of Somerset; several cousins; and his faithful companion, his Basset Hound, Sugar.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harold L. Kirk; and by a brother, L.B. Kirk.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, July 8, at the funeral home, 179 Granville Street, Newark.

Please visit to leave a special memory about Steve or to sign an online guest book.


Published in the Advocate on July 7, 2013
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