Jerry D Kirkman

August 31, 1943 ~ June 5, 2018 (age 74)

Jerry D. Kirkman, 74, of Jacksonville, passed away on June 5, 2018. He was born in Titusville, FL on August 31, 1943 to Doyle & Rosa Beard Kirkman. Mr. Kirkman retired from a career as a meat cutter and was an active member of The Springs Church, Orange Park. Survivors include his wife, Debbie Johnson Kirkman; sons, Mark Kirkman of Denver, CO, Jared Kirkman and his wife, Claudia of West Palm Beach, FL, Eric Kirkman and his wife, Nett of Jacksonville; daughters, Wendy Watts and her husband, Bill of Jacksonville and Brandee Kirkman of Jacksonville. He leaves seventeen grandchildren, Regan Kirkman, Hunter Kirkman, Tristan Brown, Cameryn Brown, Hope Kirkman, Mason Thomason, Nicholas Thomason, Emily Kirkman, Esther Watts, Cooper Kirkman, Kodee-Jo Kirkman, William Watts, Alex Kirkman, Joel Watts, Jonathan Watts, Bryce Kirkman and Olivia Kirkman. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM Saturday, June 9, 2018 at The Springs Church, 317 Blanding Blvd., Orange Park with Pastor John Bailey officiating. Burial will follow in Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Jacksonville. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Friday evening at the church. Arrangements by Giddens-Reed Funeral Home, Baldwin, FL, 904-266-2337 (

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