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Ralph Wendall Kirk

Ralph Wendall Kirk, 83, passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2018.  He was born February 8, 1935 in Barberton, OH to the late Wendall and Mary Kirk. He proudly served his country in the US Army and retired from Aesco Electronics. Ralph was a member of Masonic National Lodge #568.

Ralph was preceded in death by his brother, Adrian.  He is survived by his son, Michael Kirk (Gloria Turner); daughter, Sharon (John) Ward; grandchildren, Jessica, John (Hilary), Michael (Jennifer), Robert (Stephanie), Cortney, Breanne and Dustin; great-grandchildren, Hunter, Hailey, Michael Jr., Alana, Jordan, Jade, Robert Jr., Olivia and Dustin Jr.; great-great grandchild, Brady; former wife, Josephine (Charles Reed) Kirk; brothers-in-law, Edwin (Natalie) Charnuk and Paul Blankenship; sisters-in-law, Janet Kirk and Patricia Pepe.

A Memorial Service will be held at Bacher Funeral Home, 3250 Greenwich Rd., Norton, OH 44203 on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 11:30 a.m.  Inurnment will follow at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to

The American Cancer Society in memory of Ralph.

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Mom and I are very sorry to hear about Ralph. We will always remember the Kirk Dinuzzo picnics we enjoyed them so much.

Lisa Wilson Sep 19 2018 12:00 AM

I have known Ralph since he was a teenager and worked for him when he owned his carpet and appliance store, but the several months with him are very precious to me and I will miss him so much. I am glad he is in a better place and out of pain now..My prayers are with you--Love you Patty Pepe

Patricia A Pepe Sep 19 2018 12:00 AM