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Obituary for Dwight Jerome Kirkland

Dwight Jerome Kirkland, 73, of West Bay, FL, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017. He was born July 26, 1944 in West Bay to Alver and Cornelia (Davis) Kirkland.

Dwight was a true believer in the Lord, and a hard worker. He loved his entire family, and had a very special place in his heart for his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by those who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, James Douglas Kirkland; grandson, Jacob; two sisters, Shirley and Rita; and two brothers, Roger and Joby.

Those left to cherish Dwight’s memory include his loving wife of 54 years, Gladys Kirkland; daughter, Caroline Joyner; son, Thomas Kirkland; four grandchildren, Derek, Jessica, Jade and T.J..; three great grandchildren, Kinley, Avery and Carson; four sisters, Earlene, Joan, Ann and Hope; three brothers, Johnny, Rex and Mitchell; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Funeral services will begin 11:00 A.M., Saturday, August 12, 2017 at West Bay Community Church with Pastor David Huisen and Brother Wesley Hall officiating. The family will receive friends beginning 10:00 A.M. prior to the service. Interment will follow at West Bay Cemetery.

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
West Bay Community Church

8038 west hwy 388
Panama City Beach, Florida 32413





11:00 AM
West Bay Community Church

8038 west hwy 388
Panama City Beach, Florida 32413

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West Bay Cemetery

Memorial Circle
Panama City Beach , Florida 32413


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