Wendell Edwin Kirkpatrick

December 3, 1928 ~ February 1, 2018 (age 89)

Wendell Edwin Kirkpatrick

December 3, 1928-February 1, 2018


Wendell Kirkpatrick, age 89, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at North Okaloosa Hospital. Wendell was a sheet metal mechanic until his retirement.

He is preceded in death by his parents, W.E. and Opal Kirkpatrick; one brother, Mack Kirkpatrick; and one step-son, John D. Kennedy.

Wendell is survived by his wife, Grace Kennedy Kirkpatrick; two step-daughters, Jane and husband Bill Head, Connie Sue and husband Rick Draper; one step-son, Richard D. Kennedy, all of Crestview, Florida; eight step-grandchildren, nine great-step-grandchildren and two great-great-step-grandchildren; one sister, Jane Golden of Nash, Texas; two nieces, one nephew, two great-nieces and two great-nephews.

A time of visitation will be Monday, February 5, 2018 from 1-2:00PM at Whitehurst-Powell funeral Home. Services will begin at 2:00PM with Reverend George Katzman officiating. Burial will follow at New Harmony Cemetery in New Harmony (Walton County) Florida.

Those asked to serve as pallbearers are; Greg Brack, Dennis Geoghagan, Tim Geoghagan, Phil Kelley, Tony Kelley, Lewis Thorn and Ricky Kennedy.

In lieu of flowers the family would like for donations to be made to your favorite charity in Wendell’s memory.



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