MURDOCK – Larry G. Kirkman, age 57, of Albuquerque, N.M., formerly of Murdock, died at 2 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, in Albuquerque.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, 2013, at the Joines Funeral Home, Illinois Route 130 South, Villa Grove, with the Rev. Spencer McPheron officiating. Burial, with military rites by the Villa Grove VFW, will be in the Villa Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours before the service at the funeral home.
Mr. Kirkman was born March 12, 1956, in Monticello, a son of William Eldon and Marjorie (Eckelberry) Kirkman.
He is survived by one son, Tony Kirkman of Forsyth; and six brothers, Carl of Alma, Marty of Camargo, Joe of Scappoose, Ore., Don of New Port Richey, Fla., Tom of Urbana and Bernie of Murdock.
Mr. Kirkman was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and three brothers.
Mr. Kirkman was a veteran of the U.S. Army; he worked as a mechanic in the area. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Memorials may be made to an organization of the donor's choice.