Harold D. Kirkpatrick, 95, of New London passed away Saturday, February 11, 2023, at Mercy New Life Hospice, Lorain.
He was born November 8, 1927 in New London Township to the late Mary Alice (Tindale) and Earl Kirkpatrick. Harold graduated from New London High School in 1945 and earned a business degree from The Ohio State University. He served in the US Army and retired from Firelands Electric Cooperative in 1985 as Director of Finance and Accounting.
Harold was a member of the New London United Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir and served as treasurer and historian for many years. He belonged to Mensa International, the New London American Legion, the Masons and was a charter member of the New London Area Historical Society. His hobbies included photography, genealogy, local history, and he had a real passion for performing in amateur theater.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years Lillian (Davidson) Kirkpatrick whom he married in 1954, son Andrew Kirkpatrick of Sandusky and 4 nieces and 4 nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, son James Kirkpatrick and siblings Kenneth, John and Robert Kirkpatrick and Mary Ruth Brumby.
The memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 11 at 11 a.m. at the New London United Methodist Church. The staff of the Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main Street, New London, assisted the family with arrangements. Memorial contributions can be made to the New London United Methodist Church or the New London Area Historical Society, 13 E. Main Street, New London. Online condolences may be made at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.
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