Doyle Kirk was in the 3rd platoon during 1969-1970


Doyle Kirk, 58, died Thursday, Sept. 25 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal.

He was born July 26, 1945, to A.d. and Dora beatrice (Estes) Kirk.

He married Jeanell Creason in August, 1962. Then he married Helen Irene Anderson, Sept. 3, 1968 in Perryton, Texas. She Survives.

He was graduated from Liberal High School in 1964. He was a lifetime resident of Liberal. He worked as a Hotshot Driver for HOMCO, Inc. He was a member of the VFW Lane Day Post 3166. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

Other survivors include; two sons, Byron Doyle Kirk, Liberal, Allan Drew Kirk and wife, Brenda, Kismet; two daughters, Catherine Collins and husband, Gary, Liberal, Angela Kirk, and husband, Randy Maes, Liberal; two brothers, Donald Kirk, Liberal, Paul Kirk, Liberal; two sisters, Donna Peeker, Charles City, Iowa, and Tracy Baker, Audubon, Minn.; and seven grand-children, Tony Graves, Travis Graves, Andrew Kirk, Brandon Kirk, Tabitha Graves, Kristin Maes and Ashley Kirk.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one grand-daughter, Amanda Beth Graves.

* Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Monday at Kitch-Brenneman Funeral Home Chapel in Liberal.

Burial will be with Military Honors by Ft. Riley Honor Guard at Restlawn Cemetery in Liberal.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association in care of Kitch-Brenneman Funeral Home, 1212 W. 2nd Street, Liberal, KS 67901.


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