Age 61, of Mason, MI, passed away May 5, 2014. He was born August 28, 1952, in Lansing, MI, son of Clifford and Elizabeth Kirkpatrick.
He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Kay; children, Sarah (Lonnie) Ricketts, Paula Odom, and Shawn Kirkpatrick; grandchildren, Brandon, Makayla and Austin Ricketts, Aspen and Ally Odom, and Elliott Kirkpatrick; mother, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick; siblings, Lynnette (Don) Ostrom, Diana Sweatman, Agnes (Mark) Bignell, Joann (Ed) Morden and William Kirkpatrick; uncle, David Peters; mother-in-law, Ann Horstmyer; sisters-in-law, Amy (Brian) Miller and Colleen Horstmyer; and many nieces, nephews and other extended family members. He was preceded in death by his father, Clifford; his uncle, William Peters; and brother-in-law, Lee Horstmyer.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church of Holt, 2021 N. Aurelius Rd. Interment will follow in Markham Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel and beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or CHUM Therapeutic Riding in Dansville, MI.