July 26, 1945 - November 13, 2021
Larry W. Kirkland, age 76, passed away from this life on November 13, 2021, to new life with his forebears, siblings in faith and his Creator, Great God, Savior and King Jesus Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents Allen C. Kirkland, Sr. and Mary Ann Crews Martin Kirkland of Garden City, FL.; his sisters, Vera M. Peck of Jacksonville, FL., and Ruby L. Beville (James) of Hilliard, FL., and his brother Allen C. Kirkland, Jr. (Shirley), of Hilliard FL. He is survived by his wife Patricia L. Cornwell Kirkland of Newberry, FL.; sons William Kirkland of South Carolina and Benjamin Kirkland of FL.; several grandchildren, many beloved nieces and nephews in North Florida and cousins of Southeast Georgia and Spartanburg, SC., areas. Larry proudly served in the United States Army during the Cold War and Vietnam War era from 1963-1969, and was stationed in USAEUR/Germany and USAG/ Fort Stewart, Ga. He worked for many years with the ACL/CSX railroad company and retired from USDHUD in Washington, DC. Larry grew up in Garden City, Fl., and attended Garden City Elementary School beginning the first year it first opened 1951 thru 1957, and Ribault Jr./Sr. High School the first year it opened in 1957 thru 1963. He attended UGA Extension, Fort Stewart, GA.; VCU, Richmond, VA.; Florida Junior College, Jacksonville, FL.; and received a B.D. degree from Luther Rice Seminary in 1976. Larry was a born-again Christian for the Methodist and Baptist faiths. He lived significant portions of his life in Jacksonville, FL., Richmond, VA., Northern VA, Maryland, Waycross, GA. And Newberry, Fl. There will be a graveside interment service at Westview Cemetery on Picketville Road in Jacksonville, FL., at 3:00pm Saturday, November 20, 2021. Arrangements by Corey-Kerlin Funeral Home, 1426 Rowe Ave, Jacksonville, Fl. 32208 In lieu of flowers, family request donations to be made to the Wounded Warriors.
Larry W. Kirkland, age 76, passed away from this life on November 13, 2021, to new life with his forebears, siblings in faith and his Creator, Great God, Savior and King Jesus Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents Allen C. Kirkland,... View Obituary & Service Information
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