James Franklin Kirk, 94, of Hillsboro, passed away Thursday, April 15, 2021 at The Laurels of Hillsboro. 

He was born April 9, 1927 in Flemingsburg, Ky., the son of the late James F. Sr. and Lorain (Thacker) Kirk. 

He was a retired lineman. 

Mr. Kirk is survived by five children, Margaret Kirk Judy, Shirley A. Kirk, Tereasa A. Kirk Whitmore, Heather Kirk and Jamie Kirk Price; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; a sister, Nellie Kirk Clark; and several nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two children, James Kirk III and Marsha Kirk; two brothers, William Kirk and Ronnie Kirk; and three sisters, Jean Kirk Clark, Edna Kirk Wilson and Romana Kirk Gieslin. 

Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. There will be no public visitation. The Turner & Son Funeral Home and Crematory in Hillsboro is serving the family. 

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