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Thomas (Tom) Phillips Kirk
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Thomas Phillips (Tom) Kirk, age 76, of Knoxville passed away suddenly on Wednesday morning, September 20, 2017 at U T Medical Center. Tom was a member of First Baptist Church in Rockwood. He was retired from the U S Navy after twenty years of service. Tom also retired from the Tennessee Department of Corrections as a unit manager. He was an avid U T fan and worked as an usher at ball games. Tom is preceded in death by his parents, Charles Thomas Kirk and Mollie Frances Devaney Kirk; brothers, Dean and Charles Kirk; sister, Mona Kirk Summers. He is survived by his wife of thirty years, Joyce Ann Kirk; six children, Debbie (Rafael) Rivera, Jeff (Lisa) Kirk, Rick (Becky) Kirk, Darla (Lynn) Jones, Dana (Brian) Gullett, Joni Kirk; 13 grandchildren; four great grandchildren; brother, Donnie Kirk; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday at the Click Funeral Home Middlebrook Chapel followed by a celebration at 11 a.m. with Rev. Mason Goodman officiating. Family and friends will gather at 2 p.m. on Monday at the East Tennessee State Veteran’s Cemetery for graveside services with full military honors conferred by the U S Navy and the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org. Click Funeral Home and Cremations, 9020 Middlebrook Pike is serving the Kirk family. www.clickfh.com


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Visitation

Monday

25

Sep

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Click Funeral Home and Cremations Middlebrook Chapel

9020 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923

Service

Monday

25

Sep

11:00 AM
Click Funeral Home and Cremations Middlebrook Chapel

9020 Middlebrook Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923

Graveside

Monday

25

Sep

2:00 PM
East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

2200 East Gov John Sevier Highway
Knoxville, Tennessee 37914

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