George Raymond Kirkland

Born: Wed., Jan. 21, 1948
Died: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Mon., Feb. 05, 2018
Location: Goodin-Drum Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Mon., Feb. 05, 2018
Location: Goodin-Drum Funeral Home

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George Raymond Kirkland, 70 of Maiden, passed away on February 03, 2018 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory, NC.  George was born on January 21, 1948 in Catawba County to the late Walter and Martha Jones Kirkland.  He worked in the textile industry.  He was a member of Union Baptist Church.  In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by one son, Steven Duane Kirkland, and two brothers; Bob Gene Kirkland and Larry Kirkland.

George is survived by his beloved wife, Ellen Diane Herron Kirkland, two brothers;  Harold (Bud) Kirkland, and Barry Todd Kirkland, one sister, Virginia Kirkland Davis, two uncles; Robert Kirkland and Lloyd Thomas, numerous cherished nephews, nieces, other relatives, friends, and his four beloved dogs.

The Kirkland family will receive friends Monday, February 05, 2018 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home in Maiden.  A funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm in the chapel at Goodin-Drum Funeral Home.  Pastor Jesse Freeman will officiate.  Interment will follow the service at Maiden City Cemetery.

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