John Richard Kirkpatrick
- June 16, 1931 - August 12, 2012
- Indianapolis, Indiana
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“John, Steve , and Families: I was so sorry to hear of your dad's death. I saw and spoke to him at my dad's wake last July. You will be in our...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Joseph Harmon - South Bend, IN
“John, we are really sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad. We will certainly keep you and your family in our prayers.
Chris and Marla...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Chris Perkins - Indianapolis, IN
“Dear John, Angela, Grant and Ross,
When Amy called us to tell us grandpa K died we were so saddened. He was a great "cheerleader" for all our...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Reece and Mary Kiley Peacock - IN
“Steve and John - DK will be missed but I have so many fond memories of him. He was influential to me as a youngster being around his house and his...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Ross Vitales - Noblesville, IN
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss. My you find strength in Gods prayers.
5 of 11 | Posted by: Frank and Brenda Tinsley - IN
“May God give you peace of heart, mind and soul! Blessed are they who walk in the way of the Lord! You are in our hearts and prayers!
Deb Snider ...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Debra S. Snider - Danville, IN
“It was an honor to know Mr. Kirkpatrick. He was a joy to tease with at the ballfields, where he was a constant presence with his grandkids.
I...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Kimener/Ramberger family - IN
“Kirkpatrick Family- A Life Well Lived will inspire and encourage us forever!
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you,
Julie and Sydney...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Julie Norris - Indianapolis, IN
“We have been friends with Karen and Eric Haler, Dick's niece, for many years and have been fortunate to get to know Dick during this time. Matt had...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Matt and Kris Larson - New Castle, IN
“Dick has been a friend for more years than I care to think about and I will miss him greatly. Our relationship began as a professional one but...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Jack Crane - Carmel, IN - Friend
“Dear Kirkpatrick Family,
There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN
John Richard "Dick" Kirkpatrick, Indianapolis, died on August 12, 2012. He was born in Indianapolis on June 16, 1931 to Walter and Ada Kirkpatrick, and was preceded in death by his wife Marilyn. They had been married for 40 years. Dick graduated from Broad Ripple High School in 1949 and spent his college years at Hanover College, Hanover, IN, graduating with a degree in business administration in 1953. While at Hanover he was a member of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. He served in the U.S. Army from 1953-55 and was stationed during his last 18 months in St. Johns, Newfoundland. Dick was past president of the Adams Trowel Club and was a member of the Mystic Tie Lodge #398 F. & A. M. for 50 years. He was a 32nd degree Master Mason of the Valley of Indianapolis Scottish Rite. Dick was employed by Westinghouse Air Brake Company (formerly J. D. Adams Manufacturing Company) for 30 years before retiring in 1986. He then worked for the Taylor Family helping build Stony Creek Golf Course in Noblesville, IN. Dick was an active member of Epworth United Methodist Church for over 30 years. He had a great passion for both golfing and fishing. He was elected to the Hanover College Athletic Hall of Family in 1997.Dick also dearly loved to do things with his four grandchildren. He is survived by his two sons, John (Angela) and Steven (Tammy); his four grandchildren, Grant, Christina, Eric, and Ross; and his identical twin brother, Bob. Services will be on Wednesday, August 15 at 11 AM at Epworth United Methodist Church, 6450 Allisonville Road. Visitation will be on Tuesday, August 14 from 6-8 PM at Flanner and Buchanan- Broad Ripple, and also on Wednesday from 10 AM until service time at the church. Burial will be at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial gifts may be made to Epworth United Methodist Church or to a favorite charity.
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