Obituary: Jack Allen Kirkman

January 12, 1960 – March 21, 2020

Jack Allen Kirkman, 60, of Bedford, passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020, at his residence.

Born January 12, 1960, in Linton, he was the son of Charles and Judy (Myers) Kirkman.

Jack retired from General Motors then worked with his lifelong friend at Kelly Plastering.  He was a member of Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene and was a 1978 graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School.

Jack enjoyed most of his grandkids taking them to Sunday school, teaching them to hunt, ride dirt bikes, and going to watch them play sports.  He enjoyed his motorcycle, Ruby, playing pool, collecting guns, and had a love for music and spending time with family.  Jack was known to be compassionate and giving to anyone in need.

Survivors include children and grandchildren, Ashley, Erin, Leota, Paris, Zander, Ashton, and Brye all of Bedford; parents, Charles and Judy Kirkman of  Bedford; sister, Debbie (Bill) Watson of Brownstown; nieces, Amy and Jenny; great-nieces and nephews, Keslyn, Aiden, and Hunter       

The family will have a private Celebration of Life.

Memorial Gifts can be made in Jack’s memory to the Valley Mission Church of the Nazarene, at 110 Hillcrest Way, Bedford, IN 47421.

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