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Jack W. Kirk

October 31, 2012

    Jack W. Kirk, 68, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012 at Lutheran Hospital.
     Born in Laporte, Ind., Jack was a diesel truck mechanic with Ryder Truck Rental for 28 years before retiring. He then worked for INDOT for nine years before retiring in 2004. He enjoyed gardening, working on cars, movies, classic rock music, woodworking, and spending time with family.
    Among survivors are his daughters, Nicole and Kayla Kirk, both of Fort Wayne, and their mother, Vickie; daughters, Jill (Charles) Waltemath of Swansea, S.C., and Angela Woodward of Ind.; six grandchildren; brothers, Donn (Sarah) Kirk of Valparaiso, and Phillip (Kathy) Kirk of Bonita Springs, Fla.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Louise Kirk; and brother, Dale Kirk.
    Visitation will be held from 5-7 and 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road.    Funeral services are at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 2, also at the funeral home, with calling one hour prior to services.
    Preferred memorials are to the family.
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