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Steven “Steve” Richard Kirk

May 25, 1952 - October 7, 2021


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    Shawn Scott says

    The most amazing caring man that I have personally known. Will be missed for an eternity.

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    Becky Heil says

    Susie and kids. I’m so sorry to hear about Steve. He was such a nice and friendly guy. He will be missed.

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    Gary Barr says

    Steve was a wonderful man, who I always enjoyed talking to. Be it growing up and seeing him at WT, or one of my 100s of sleepovers with Robert growing up. He was always welcoming, caring and kind. My thoughts are with the entire family.

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    Kathy Meissner says

    My thoughts and prayers are with Susie and the family.
    My special childhood memories of my cousin Steve remain in my heart
    Praying for comfort and peace for your loss

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    Harold Lee Stuckey says

    So sad to just hear about Steve’s passing. A great friend who always was so level about everything! I still carry some of his tips on life to this day. My prayers for the family.

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    Alan & Annie Groves says

    A true gentleman..our sympathies to the Kirk family Alan & Annie groves

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Steven “Steve” Richard Kirk, 69, passed away with his loving family by his side on October 7, 2021. He was born on May 25, 1952, to Richard and Joyce (Nelson) Kirk in Rockford, IL.

Steve was a devoted husband to his wife Susan (Susie Reynolds) Kirk for 46 years. Together, they raised their three children; Son, Robert Kirk, the oldest daughter, Jennifer Scott, and the youngest daughter, Kerri Kirk. Steve was a custodian for the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation for 35 years before retiring. He was also a proud veteran, serving his country from June 14, 1972, until his discharge on January 24, 1974. Steve loved his family dearly, and his grandchildren held a special place in his heart. Steve represented what a great husband, father, grandfather, and brother is. He will deeply be missed by all his family and friends.

Steve was preceded in death by his father Richard Kirk.

Steve is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Susie (Reynolds) Kirk; Children Robert (Carol) Kirk, Jennifer (Shawn) Scott, and Kerri Kirk (Dan Trautvetter); 5 grandchildren Catherine Kirk, Taylor Trautvetter (Kyle), Hanna Scott (Daniel), Sydney Scott, and Carson Scott; Brother Rick Kirk; Sister Julie (George) Ferguson; Mother Joyce (Nelson) Kirk and nieces and nephews.

There will be no services at this time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family.