William "Buddy" Kirkland
age 82, of Hueytown, AL, passed away December 10, 2016. He was a member of Concord Highland Baptist Church for 54 years and very active in all areas of church work, he was a manager at Reliable Bethea for 40 years and served in the Army. He was preceded in death by his parents, W.J. and Vida Kirkland; sisters, Frances Hyche Gwin, Viola Williamson, Katherine Baxter; brother, Curtis "Bitts" Kirkland. He is survived by his wife, Betty Kirkland; son, Randy Kirkland (Deeya); daughter, Denise McCroskey (Keith); three grandsons, Brandon Kirkland (Lauren), Brett Kirkland and Cameron McCroskey; one great grandchild, Zoey Elizabeth Kirkland; brothers, Troy Kirkland (Sylvia), Mickey Kirkland (Mona) and numerous nieces and nephews. He was a loving husband, father, a Godly man and a kind and generous grandfather and friend to many. Funeral service will be Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at Patterson-Forest Grove Funeral Home. Bro. Richard Larson officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Grove Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday, December 13, 2016 5:00-7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Concord Highland Baptist Church, 105 Concord Highland Dr, Hueytown, AL 35023
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Keith and Sharron Howell and family
Betty, Randy and Denise - Thoughts and prayers to you. Bud was so loved and will be greatly missed. I look for the day when we see him again and other loved ones. Love you all.