William "Bill" M. Kirkwood

April 8, 1954 ~ June 15, 2022 (age 68)


William “Bill” Kirkwood, 68, passed away June 15, 2022.  Born in Akron, he lived most of his life in Tallmadge.

Bill worked in quality control at Maag. He was a Mason and a member of the Tadmor Shrine where he was a Temple Guard and rode in the parades. Bill loved spending time riding with his wife. He enjoyed woodworking and was an avid machinist and locksmith. If it had a motor, he could fix it!

He was preceded in death by his parents, Bruce and Edith Kirkwood.

Bill is survived by his wife, Kimberly; children, Tonia Kirkwood of Tallmadge, Michael (Melissa) Kirkwood of Columbus; step children, Jill (Ray) Taylor of Hartville, Leslie (Scott Brown) Looney of Green, Matt (Andrea) Looney of Coventry; sister, Cynthia (Dale) Wilkinson of Green; grandchildren, John, Matthew, Emily, Zachary, Alexis, Logan, Lydia; special friends, Tim House, Vance Dourm, Paul Dill; many nieces and nephews; and a special thanks to Sharon Snow for all her help.

Visitation will be 3:00 until 6:00 p.m., Thursday, June 23, 2022 at the Donovan Funeral Home, 17 Southwest Ave., (On the Historic Tallmadge Circle).

Funeral service will follow visitation at 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Jim Case officiating.

Interment will be at the Tallmadge Cemetery,

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Tadmor Shrine, 3000 Krebs Dr., Akron, OH., 44319.

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June 23, 2022

3:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Donovan Funeral Home - Tallmadge
17 Southwest Ave.
Tallmadge, OH 44278

Funeral Service
June 23, 2022

6:00 PM
Donovan Funeral Home - Tallmadge
17 Southwest Ave.
Tallmadge, OH 44278


Tadmor Temple Shrine
3000 Krebs Drive, Akron OH 44319

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