Robert Kirk


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Robert Kirk Long

Aug 16 1920 - Apr 16 2009

Robert Kirk Long, age 88, of McKinney, Texas passed away April 16, 2009. He was born August 16, 1920 in Port Arthur, Texas to Carl Thomas and Ella Hazel (Massey) Long. On September 12, 1942 he married Freida Graves in Ft. Warren, Wyoming. Robert retired as a Colonel from the United States Army. He is survived by his wife, Freida Long of McKinney, Texas; daughters, Sharon Doyle of McKinney, Texas, Kay Ball and husband, Larry of McKinney, Texas, Kathy Jo Hall and husband, Kevin of Sterling, Colorado; grandchildren, Scott DeWalt, Robert DeWalt, Melissa Reddick and husband, Jaret, Todd Dickerson and wife, SaLinda, Kirk and Colter Hall; great-grandchildren, Perry DeWalt, Emma Reddick, Jack Reddick and Julia Dickerson; sister, Evelyn Lightfoot; sister-in-law, Vera Long and several nephews, nieces and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, April 18, 2009, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Mike McConachie assisted by Ms. Linda Wright. Interment will follow at Melissa Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Allen, Texas. Memorials may be made to Melissa First Christian Church or First Christian Church of Plano.
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