B. James Kirk, 57


Bennett James Kirk age 57, of Missouri Valley, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, at Longview Nursing Home in Missouri Valley. Jim was born Oct. 16, 1965, in Missouri Valley, to Huck and Carol (Kistler) Kirk.  Jim graduated from Missouri Valley High School in 1984. Jim and Lori were married from 1991-2003 and to this union Cassidy was born in 1998. He was a truck driver for over forty years for various companies. He enjoyed golfing, being with friends and family. He was on the Missouri Valley Fire Department for fifteen years and loved driving trucks. Family was everything to Jim.

Preceded in death by parents, Huck and Carol Kirk; brother, Fuzzy Kirk; nephew, Charlie Kirk.

Survivors include daughter, Cassidy (Colton) McCorkle; granddaughter, Brooklynn McCorkle; sister, Barbara (Doug) Adler; Jay (Angie) Kirk; nephew, Jacob Kirk (Alaina); nieces, Emma and Sophie Kirk, Lori Kirk and significant other Rich Felt; many special friends, too many to name.

Visitation was Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley. The funeral service was Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley. Officiating was Pastor Jean McCartney. The music selections were “Daddy’s Hands”, “Arms of an Angel”, “Amazing Grace” and “I Love”. The honorary bearers were Doug Adler, Colton McCorkle, Jacob Kirk, Rich Felt, Emma Kirk, Sophie Kirk, Brooklynn McCorkle and Tammy Clemon. The casket bearers were Ron Jones, Eric Clemon, Bud Dooley, Scott Mentzer, Danny Love and Scott Cox. The final resting place is Branson Cemetery in Loveland.

Arrangements made by Hennessey Funeral Home Missouri Valley. www.hennesseyonline.com