James Odell Kirk, 74, of Indianapolis and formerly of Pleasantville, passed away at 12:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at Methodist Hospital
He was born in Dugger on Jan. 31, 1937 the son of Charles W. Kirk and Isabella Goodman Kirk.
James was an Army veteran, a Jehovah's Witness, and retired from Allison's Plant No. 5 in Indianapolis.
He was preceded in death by his parents, also one sister, Alice Kirk.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Janet Dunbar Kirk, one son Geoffrey Kirk (Sonia) of Indianapolis, one brother, Ralph Kirk of Linton, one sister, Bertha Kirk of Dugger, and one grandaughter, Ashlee Kirk.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 28, 2011 at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger with Alan Gambill officating.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. until service Monday.