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Mr. William Franklin Kirk

May 22, 1941 ~ October 23, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Mr. William Franklin Kirk Obituary

Mr. William Franklin Kirk, age 83, of Trion, GA, died Monday, October 23, 2023, at Advent Health Redmond.

Mr. Kirk was born May 22, 1941, in Trion, GA, son of the late Clyde and Kelly Eilen Bowers Kirk.  He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in Vietnam.  Mr. Kirk was also a member of the National Rifle Association and Gunsmiths of America.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Kirk was preceded in death by a brother, Herbert Kirk.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Diane Burrage Kirk; son, William Walter (Courtney Amanda) Kirk; a sister, Jean (Terry) Pope; and grandchildren, Seth Kirk and Haley Kirk.

Mr. Kirk will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 2:00 until 4:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 26, 2023.

Graveside and interment services with military honors will be held at 1:00 P.M. Monday, October 30, 2023, at Chattanooga National Cemetery.

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October 26, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Mason Funeral Home GA
320 Hwy. 48
Summerville, GA 30747

Graveside and Interment Services with Military Honors.
October 30, 2023

1:00 PM
Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404


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