Charles Kirkpatrick

Charles Richard "Rick" Kirkpatrick

Tuesday, December 8th, 1953 - Monday, August 5th, 2019
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Charles Richard “Rick” Kirkpatrick, age 65 of Maple Avenue, Grafton, WV passed away Monday,
August 5, 2019 at the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.
He was born December 8, 1953 in Fort Leonard Wood, MO a son of Joyce Ann (Cole) Kirkpatrick of Grafton and the late Charles Norman Kirkpatrick.

He is survived by his wife, Pam Kirkpatrick; one daughter, Kristy Seargeant and husband Jamie, of Grafton; one granddaughter, Kurrie Ross and husband Brady, of Flemington; one sister, Diane Drainer and husband Chuck, of Leesburg, FL; one brother, Tom Kirkpatrick and wife Beverly, of Grafton; his best friend and mother-in-law, Barbara Stevens of Grafton; two brothers-in-law, Mike Stevens and companion Debbie O’Neal and Donnie Stevens and wife Jackie, all of Grafton.

He graduated from Grafton High School with the Class of 1971 then attended Fairmont State and Akron University. He joined the US Marines where he spent 6 years stationed in Jacksonville, NC. Then worked as a laborer at Rexhide Rubber in Grafton for 25 years.

Rick enjoyed his family and friends, especially his granddaughter Kurrie and was an avid Alabama Football fan. He enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers, and the WVU Basketball team.
He was a player on the 1965 Pop Warner football team then coached the 1984 Pop Warner championship team. He also coached the senior division Little League Baseball team for several years.

The family will receive friends at the Donald G. Ford Funeral Home in Grafton on Thursday,
August 8, 2019 from 3:00-8:00 P.M. and from 10:00 a.m. until the funeral hour on Friday.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Lynn Cartwright officiating.
Interment will follow at the WV National Cemetery in Grafton.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the Taylor County Honor Guard and the Marine Corp Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to the First Baptist Church Food Ministry in memory of his name at 2034 Webster Pike, Grafton, WV.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Donald G. Ford Funeral Home
    950 George Washington Hwy.
    US Rt. 50 West
    GRAFTON, WV 26354
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Friday, August 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, August 9th, 2019 11:00am
    Donald G. Ford Funeral Home
    950 George Washington Hwy.
    US Rt. 50 West
    GRAFTON, WV 26354
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Lynn Cartwright
  • Interment

    WV National Cemetery
    42 Veterans Memorial Lane
    GRAFTON, WV 26354
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Pat Tucker

Posted at 10:31pm
Words cannot express our sadness. May the comfort of God help your family through this difficult time. Our Thoughts and Prayers will continue in the days to come.

Pat, Beth, Haley & Hattie Tucker

Wesley&Vanessa Lockhart And Family

Posted at 09:26am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Kaye Nutter

Posted at 09:06am
My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

Kaye Nutter

Terri Stevens Posted at 10:21am

Dear Pam, Our hearts are saddened by the loss of such a wonderful husband, father and grandpa. Rick’s caring nature was evident in the special relationships he shared with his family. We are sending you and the family our deepest sympathies and prayers for your your comfort in the days to come. Terri Shirley Ron Scott

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