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Larry Lee KirkPassing: September 2, 2021


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MITCHELL – Larry Lee Kirk, 75, passed away Thursday, September 2, 2021, at his residence.

Born April 26, 1946, in Mexico, New York, he was the son of Joseph and M. Faye (Freeman) Kirk.  He married Brenda Jean Gilbert September 20, 1969, and she preceded him in death June 8, 2009.

Larry retired from General Motors and was a member of UAW Local 440.  He enjoyed going to auctions and collecting various items.

He was a veteran of the U. S. Army Reserves.

Virginia F. (Chris) Chastain of Mitchell
Kerri E. (Jason) Furnace of Bedford
Alexa Chastain and Brendan Furnace
Logan Furnace and Victoria Furnace
Gary (Mary Ann) Kirk of Florida
Lowell (Phyllis) Kirk of Tennessee

His parents; wife; brother, Ivie Kirk; and sister, Virginia Kirk, preceded him in death.

Cremation was chosen.

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11 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Judy (Costanzo) Landers | Niskayuna
    Date: October 26, 2021
    I knew Larry in grade school in Chittenango, NY and lost track of him when the family moved away. His sister Virginia was my babysitter. I am sorry to learn that he has passed. We were close friends when very young. Condolences to all who knew and loved him.
  2. Guest: Sarah Razis-Judware | NY
    Date: September 9, 2021
    Sending love, hugs and prayers to the family. Larry will be missed by many. Watch over everyone, fly high. Until we see each other again.
  3. Guest: Terry and Millie Castagnier | Bedford, IN
    Date: September 8, 2021
    We were so sad to hear about the passing of Larry. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Hugs to you.
  4. Guest: Colleen Perry | Bedford In.
    Date: September 7, 2021
    So sorry Virginia!!! My thoughts & prayers are with you!!!
  5. Guest: Rod Quackenbush | Middlesboro, KY 40965
    Date: September 7, 2021
    RIP. Lots of good times at Auctions & Jamie's
  6. Guest: James R Underwood | Springville
    Date: September 7, 2021
    Worked with Larry for many years he was a very interesting person and a joy to be around. It was a privilege to have the opportunity to know him.
  7. Guest: Steve Manville | Bedford in
    Date: September 6, 2021
    To the Kirk family,I was sorry to hear about Larry passing away,may he rest in peace,sending prayers for the family
  8. Guest: Jack G Woods | Bedford
    Date: September 6, 2021
    I am very sorry to hear of Larry's passing. He was a good man. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
  9. Guest: Joe Adams | Avoca, Indiana
    Date: September 6, 2021
    I worked with Larry off and on for almost 20 yrs. I enjoyed the time we spent together at GM. So sorry for the loss of your father and brother.
  10. Guest: Carl Sanderson | Lisbon, NY
    Date: September 6, 2021
    so sad to hear of Larry's passing, He was a good friend and fellow die-maker. He was usually in a good mood and worked hard at his Job. Loved and missed his wife.
  11. Guest: Bernie -Shirley Layo | Bedford , IN
    Date: September 5, 2021
    Gary, Kerri & Virginia & families of Larry Kirk, We are so saddened to hear of Larry’s Passing. Bernie had a lot of good memories of him in the plant & personal. Larry was a great man & loved his family. Our prayers & thoughts are with you all as you go through this difficult time.