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Mason Kirk, Jr

Death 14 Oct 2008 (aged 82)
Burial Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, USA
Plot Garden of Everlasting Life
Memorial ID 100044480 · View Source
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Mason Kirk Jr., 82, of Parkersburg, passed away on Oct. 14, 2008, at St. Joseph's Hospital.

He was born Sept. 14, 1926, in Seacoal, W.Va., a son of the late Mason and Helen Mason Kirk.

Mason was a World War II veteran of the Navy having served in the Philippines at Manila Harbor. He was a member of the N.C.O. Shooting team and retired from the Army National Guard on Sept. 4, 1986, with a total of 33 years service to his country. He was a member of the Parkersburg VFW and NCO Club.

He was involved in the construction of the Tri-C baseball fields and has served as a coach in the mid 1960's. He was a Boy Scout leader for several years and was an instructor for marksmanship.

Mason is survived by his wife of 60 years, Virginia Browning Kirk whom he married on March 6, 1948; two sons, Jerry Kirk of Parkersburg and Jon Kirk of Little Hocking; adopted son, Michael E. Browning and wife, Marilyn, of Parkersburg; three grandchildren, Heather Kirk of Williamstown, Trampas Kirk of South Carolina and Angela Jonnie Bailey and husband, Donnie, of Marietta; great-grandchildren, Ashlea Kirk, Kristen Clem, Meighan Ellie Bailey and Donald Eugene Bailey IV; two sisters, Helen Bolt and Robert of Pomeroy and Maude Marie Napier of Cleveland; brother, Norman Kirk and Bonnie of Michigan; many nieces and nephews; many friends; and his loving poodle, Suzie.

The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg. Burial will be at Sunset Memory Gardens with full military services by American Legion Post 15 and Army National Guard. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Parkersburg News & Sentinel
October 17, 2008

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100044480
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mason Kirk, Jr (14 Sep 1926–14 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100044480, citing Sunset Memory Gardens, Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Adam McDonald (contributor 46883673) .