Jerry Kirkland

  • Born: January 15, 1943
  • Died: June 21, 2019
  • Location: Murray, Kentucky

J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
Tel. (270) 753-2411

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mr. Jerry Fred Kirkland, age 76 of the Coldwater Community of Calloway County, Kentucky, passed away peacefully in his sleep, Friday, June 21, 2019 at his home
He was the owner of the Kirkland Trucking and Farms; he was a member of the Angus Association and was also member of the first graduating class of Calloway County High School in 1961.
Jerry was born in Calloway County, Kentucky on January 15, 1943 to the late Fred and Mary Arnett Kirkland. In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Hendon Kirkland; two sisters, Sue Gamble and Jean Bazzell.
He is survived by two sons, Freddie Kirkland of Murray, Kentucky and Nickie Kirkland and wife Jan of Murray, Kentucky; one sister, Evelyn Cole of Exton, Pennsylvania.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Monday, June 24, 2019 in the Coldwater Church of Christ Cemetery. John Dale will officiate. Visitation will be held Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Calloway County High School FFA Chapter, 2108 College Farm Road, Murray, Kentucky 42071
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Condolence & Memory Journal

Sorry for your loss

Posted by Carol Chapman - Friend   June 27, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss Nick and Freddy. I worked with y'all for years. We had a lot of goods times together hauling milk!

Posted by Duane Beard - Hickory, KY - Coworker   June 26, 2019

So sorry for your loss. I knew Jerry only a short time but enjoyed his friendship at the gym. He will be missed. Sharon Scarborough, friend, Murray, KY, June 26, 2019.

Posted by Sharon Scarborough - Murray, KY - Friend   June 26, 2019

I always enjoyed seeing Uncle Jerry when we made our summer trips to Kentucky. You were always so kind to our family and I wish we could have spent more time together. My condolences to Freddie, Nick and Jan.

Posted by Pam McDowell - Gastonia, NC - Family   June 25, 2019

So sorry for your family loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. He will be missed at the gym.

Posted by Tammy Burnett - Murray, KY - Friend   June 24, 2019

Freddie & Nickie, you won't remember me, but your Dad is my cousin. My Dad was his Uncle Charlie. I am so sorry for your loss. I know you will miss him so much. May God surround you with peace and comfort in the days ahead.

Posted by Patsy Watson - Abilene, TX - Family   June 24, 2019

Mr Kirkland became a friend of ours in the past year. We got to know him eating at the Cadiz Restaurant and ate with him on Friday and Saturday nights quite a bit. We sure will miss our friend. Much love and prayers for his family.

Posted by Annette Hargis - Gracey, ID - friend   June 24, 2019


I'll always keep you in my heart .Rest in peace my friend !

Posted by Myriam M. Barrett - Murray, KY - Neighbor   June 23, 2019

Our most sincere condolences go out to the friends and family , Nick and Frankie, for the loss of Jerry. We at Burl's Wrecker Service always appreciated his business and friendship. May he rest in peace.

Posted by Tim Brown - mayfield, KY - Friend   June 23, 2019


Freddie, Nick, and Jan so so sorry. My heart breaks at yet another major loss to your family. God knows how much your family has meant to me over the years. Many years of friendship and so many great times and memories I will carry forever in my heart.So hard to believe both Jerry and Margaret are now gone. So honored to have had them in my life for so long. I loved them and will miss them until we meet again. You all are in my thoughts & prayers. I Love You

Posted by Sherry Parrish - Murray, KY - Family Friend   June 23, 2019

My deepest sympathy to you all.

Posted by Linda Avery - Murray, KY - Family Friend   June 23, 2019

Oh my dear friend, you will be so missed in the gym.

Posted by Lou Huie - Puryear - Friend   June 22, 2019

So sorry Nickie and Freddie for your loss.

Posted by Randall Lamb - Mayfield, KY - Friend   June 22, 2019

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