Marshall Dale Nikirk, 96, of Paducah passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Parkview Nursing and Rehab in Paducah.
Mr. Nikirk was a retired office manager of the former Colonial Baking Company and member of East Baptist Church.
Surviving is his wife of 72 years, Betty Nikirk; one daughter, Marsha McWhirter; one son, Niki Nikirk; three granddaughters, Marisa (Keith) Kilgore, Kelly (Allen) Sheldon, Deena Toon; four great-grandchildren, Logan Kilgore, Garrett Kilgore, Presten Bruer, Brooke Sheldon; one brother, Delvin Nikirk; and two sisters, Warnetta Kirkman and Bonnie Nobbitt.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Lelah Nikirk; one brother, Danny Nikirk; and six sisters, Wilma Henderson, Beatrice Buher, Lois Andis, Marjorie Henderson, Wanda Roberts, and Dana O’Neal.
Graveside services with military honors will be at 10:00am on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Kenneth Puckett officiating. Burial will follow.
Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105; or Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.