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David L. Kirk

January 9, 1945 ~ December 10, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

David Kirk Obituary

David L. Kirk, 78, of Norwalk, Ohio, passed away on Dec. 10, 2023. He was born on January 9, 1945 to the late William and Goldina (Goff) Kirk in Newark, Ohio. Growing up he loved fishing, camping, and the outdoors. David served in the United States Army in the 2nd Armored Division (“Hell on Wheels”) and worked for Ford Motor Company until his retirement in 1998. He was a member of the American Legion Post 41, Eagles, and Bronson Conservation Club.

David was an avid collector and loved to cultivate new collections of various antiques and collectables, especially coins and furniture. He was a skilled handyman, building and renovating the majority of his home himself. David loved to travel and planned yearly road trips with his family, traveling through almost the entire United States during their many adventures. He was always excited to share these experiences with his family, and worked hard to ensure they could always share these experiences. David’s favorite pastime was spending time around the campfire with his family, friends, and a bottle of Jim Bean and Labatts.

David was proceeded in death by his parents, William and Goldina Kirk, his daughter Lisa Bailey; brother, William E. Kirk Jr; Stepmother Emogene Kirk; and Baby Boy Kirk

David is survived by his loving wife, Kimberly Kirk; his children, David Kirk II, Michael Kirk, Kris Penwell, and Pam Wheeler and his brother Bruce Kirk; and by several grandchildren.

A graveside inurnment is being planned for a later date. Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with funeral arrangements. Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting

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