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Gordon Earl Kirkendall, Sr.

April 8, 1930 ~ December 25, 2021 (age 91)


Gordon E. Kirkendall, Sr., 91, of Toledo, OH, passed away, December 25, 2021, at Parkcliffe Assisted Living. He grew up in Toledo, OH, with parents Ralph and Shirley (Bennett) Kirkendall. Gordon was employed with the former Acklin Stamping Company, where he served as purchasing agent for many years before retiring in 1992. Gordon married the love of his life, Betty (Hendrickson) Kirkendall, in 1958 and they enjoyed more than 44 years together before she passed in 2002.

Gordon is survived by his children, Cathy (Jerry) Hodge, Terry (Toni) Lewis, Gordon (Jeana) Kirkendall, Jr.; grandchildren, Jerry Jr., Jason, Aubrey, and Andrew; great-grandchildren, Aidan, Alexa, Raziel, Elijah, Layla, and Grayson; and sister-in-law, Beverly Hendrickson. He was preceded in death by his wife; grandson, Corey Lewis; great-grandson, Gideon Hodge; sister, Peg Merritt; and brother, Eugene Garreau.

Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service at Toledo Memorial Park, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 11:30 a.m.

Gordon’s family would like to thank Paula and Shari and the staff of Parkcliffe Community and Southern Care Hospice for their loving care and support.

Those wishing to offer memorials, in lieu of flowers, are asked to consider the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 W. Dussel Dr., Maumee, OH 43537.

Gordon was a loving, caring, husband and father. He will be missed!!


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Graveside Service
January 4, 2022

11:30 AM
Graveside Toledo Memorial Park

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