Richard L. “Dick” Kirkwood, 72, of North Manchester, IN (formerly of Syracuse, IN) passed away at 11:54 a.m. on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at St. Vincent Heart Center in Carmel, IN. He was born on September 17, 1949 in Greenfield, IN to Millard Stephen & Maidee Walton (Pettus) Kirkwood.
He grew up in Greenfield and graduated in 1967 from Greenfield High School. He lived many years in Syracuse before moving to North Manchester 8 years ago and was married on May 8, 2019 to Bonnie J. Lee who survives. He retired in 2015 from Kroger in Goshen after 19 years and formerly worked at A & P Grocery in Indianapolis, Greenfield, and Connersville for 17 years.
He is survived by:
Wife – Bonnie Kirkwood of North Manchester
2 Daughters – Stormy Dawn Mayo & Misty September (Daniel) Miller both of Greenfield
5 Grand & 1 Gt. Granddaughter
Brother – Terry (Denise) Kirkwood of Howe, IN
Sister – Shirley Clark of Coal City, IN
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister – Frances Flynn, and 2 brothers – Gary & Jimmy Kirkwood.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN. A graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on January 8, 2022 at McClintic Cemetery in Syracuse.
Preferred memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.