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“Bill, so sorry to hear Benny has pass on. Amos and I send our blessings to you and Ben's Family.A friend from yrs. ago, Amos & Joyce ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Joyce Robson Harlan

“Dottie and family, Mike & I are so very sorry to hear of Benny's passing.. He was a great guy and will surely be missed.. May God Bless you all, Mike...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Mike & Gloria Starling

“Its been 3 days already since you left and it still hurts like it was today. You will always be the most important man in my life and the man I...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Julie Kirk

“Dottie, Our prayers and love to you and your family. Benny's trial is over and now, by God's grace and love, he will rest in the Everlasting Arms ....Read More »
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James 'Benny' Benson Kirk, age 71, of Perryville, MD, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2012. He was born on October 26, 1940 to the late Curtis and Ruthie Faye (Patrick) Kirk.

Benny worked as a master electrician at Aberdeen Proving Ground Department of Public Works, where he retired in 2003. He enjoyed boating, fishing and traveling with friends and family.

He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy S. Kirk of Perryville, MD; son, Jeffrey Lee Kirk of Middleburg, FL; daughter, Julie Ann Kirk and her companion, Paul Bailes of Charlestown, MD; step-sons, R. Brian Murray of Churchville, MD and Eric L. Murray and his wife, Beverley of Aberdeen, MD; brothers, William C. Kirk of Destin, FL and Norman T. Kirk of Mobile, AL; sister, Alice Louise Kirk of Philadelphia, PA; and grandchildren, Molly and Hunter Murray of Aberdeen, MD. Benny was preceded in death by his sister, Anna Mae Monger in 2009.

A celebration of life will be held from 1:00 - 5:00 pm on Sunday, June 10, 2012 for friends and family at the Furnace Bay Golf Course Pavilion, 79 Chesapeake View Road, Perryville, MD. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the John Archer School or the Cecil County SPCA, c/o R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 S. Queen Street, Rising Sun, MD 21911.