August 16, 1938 - August 25, 2020
Allen Cyler Kirkland Jr Allen C. Kirkland Jr. was born August 16,1938 died peacefully August 25,2020 age 82 years 9 days. Allen was a member of the Hilliard congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses since 1986. Devoted follower of his faith not only with his words but by his example. Known over the years as Junior, Red, AC, or Kirk but preferably as Allen and Brother Kirkland. He will be remembered as one whom thoughtfully made decisions and kept his word. Allen is survived by and was married to wife Shirley L. Kirkland for nearly 50 years, knowing each for over 75 years. Father, mentor and friend to his children Ronald A Kirkland, Cindy Taylor (Dan), Debra West (Wayne), Andrew Herrin (Francis), Sharon Ormandy (Robbie), and Mark Herrin (Lynn). They all love and miss him. The children all joke about how he managed to know when one was doing wrong. What was thought as punishment then were life lessons that are passed on now to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Allen spoke often and fondly of them with a special memory he had for each. Allen had fond memories also of cousins, nieces and nephews as children and into adulthood. Allen was preceded in death by his parents, Allen C Kirkland Sr and Mary Ann Kirkland (Crews) , sisters Vera Peck (Martin)and Ruby Beville (Martin) . Allen is survived by one brother Larry Kirkland (Patricia). He truly loved his childhood and growing up with them as evidenced by his strong memory of that time. Born at home, working at an early age, he said many times it was a happy life. The family wishes to thank the many friends of Allen, whom over the last few days have shown to us, the care and compassion he cherished and knew for many years. A virtual memorial service is planned for September 12 at 2 PM via Zoom meeting. The meeting address and information to access the memorial will be provided on the Callahan Funeral home website: www.callahanfh.com ZOOM memorial Service - meeting ID# 889 6682 1823 (Pin# 8161938) option 2 - one touch link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88966821823?pwd=QkUxRktVNWFlV0wzNFJxUzlsTXNKZz09 For any access questions please call (904) 534-6834.
Allen Cyler Kirkland Jr Allen C. Kirkland Jr. was born August 16,1938 died peacefully August 25,2020 age 82 years 9 days. Allen was a member of the Hilliard congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses since 1986. Devoted follower of his faith... View Obituary & Service Information
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