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Donald Kirkland, 89, of Campbellsville, died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in Louisville.

Born Dec. 7, 1927, in Mercer County, he was the son of the late Clarence Kirkland and Josie Lou Devine Kirkland.

He was of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran, having served his country honorably in the United States Air Force. He was the retired manager, worldwide for Ingersoll Rand.

He united in marriage to Anne Kurtz Jan. 24, 1946. She preceded him in death Dec. 3, 1999.

He was a Silver Life Master Bridge Player and an active member of the Campbellsville Bridge Club.

He is survived by two sons, David Kirkland of Long Beach, Wash., and Greg Kirkland of Elkhorn; one daughter, Donna (Gregg) Williams of Campbellsville; six grandchildren, Josh Kirkland, Angela Denham, Simon Kirkland, Nathan (Jessica) Williams, Tyler (Brittany) Williams and J.T. (Felicia) Williams; ten great-grandchildren, Jackson Williams, Annabelle Williams, Blaydon Williams, Brooks Williams, Russ Williams, Madison Kirkland, Ashlee Kirkland, Joshua Epperson, Jacob Roby and Amory Denham; one sister, Geneva Jenkins of Harrodsburg; two sisters-in-law, Audrey Kirkland and Kaye Woods; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth Kirkland and Byford Kirkland, and a special friend, Dorothy Beard.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 14, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Dr. Neil Salvaterra. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the First United Methodist Church Gymnasium Fund and may be sent to the Parrot and Ramsey Funeral Home at 418 Lebanon Ave. Campbellsville KY 42718.


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