Randy L. Kirkwood (1946 - 2016)

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Randy L. Kirkwood, 69, DuBois, passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at home.
Born Nov. 10, 1946, he was the son of Maylon M. "Ike" Kirkwood and the late Margaret "Jean" (Myers) Kirkwood.
He married Sharon L. Yancey on Nov. 12, 2003, in DuBois. She survives.
Randy graduated from the DuBois Area High School in 1964 and studied at Bethany College in West Virginia. He was employed as a clerk for USPS. As an avid sports fan, he enjoyed bowling, winning state singles in 2003, golfing, and baseball. He was a four year All-American baseball player while at Bethany College. Randy played softball for Murray's Ford and the Rockets (J.C. Baseball League). His love of sports extended into college football, especially LSU and Pitt, NASCAR, professional football, and golf. He attended the U.S. Open this year with his son, Geno. He was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church, the Olympic Club, and the VFW.
In addition to his wife, Randy is survived by his four children: Heidi L. (Jeff) Paulinellie of Lancaster, Heather L. Gill of Hershey, Ryan M. Kirkwood and his partner, Tim Steighner, of Butler, and Geno (Rhonda) Gilbert of Mt. Pleasant; four grandchildren: Ashlynn and Jack Gill, Jake Paulinellie, and Raylan Gilbert; a brother, Terry "Tieg" Kirkwood of DuBois; and two nieces.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Jean Kirkwood, and his sister, Donna Dangel.
Friends and family will be received Saturday, Oct. 1, from 1-4 p.m. at the Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc. of DuBois. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 4 p.m. with Pastor Amy Godshall-Miller officiating. Interment will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the DuBois Little League, P.O. Box 71, DuBois, PA 15801; Christ Lutheran Church, 875 Sunflower Dr., DuBois; or to the DuBois Public Library, 31 S. Brady St., DuBois.
Online condolences may be made at www.adamsonfuneral.com.
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Published in The Courier Express on Sept. 30, 2016