Robert Stephen Kirkman


Robert Stephen Kirkman, 57, of Crossville, passed away at his home on Sunday, May 5, 2019.
He was born Feb. 18, 1962, in Vandalia, IL, son of Louis James Kirkman Sr. and Betty Joyce (Mahaney) Roach.
Robert worked as a carpenter and was of the Pentecostal faith. He also proudly served in Army.
He is survived by his wife, Michelle Reane Kirkman of Crossville; children, Joyce Merriman (Sgt. Jake Merriman) of Smithville, TN, Louis James Kirkman III of Crossville and Betty K. Kirkman of Crossville; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Louis James Kirkman II of Illinois; sisters, Carla White of Illinois, Lois Graham of Crossville, Debbie Pickett of Crossville and Anna Kirkman of Alabama.
In addition to his parents, Robert is preceded in death by his brother, Donnie Roach.
Memorial services will be held at Faith Worship Center on Friday, May 17, at 4 p.m. with Bro. Jimmie Wright officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service from noon to 4 p.m.
Donations can be made to Bilbrey Funeral Home in memory of Mr. Kirkman.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. ( was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on May 8, 2019
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5 posts

Vickie Turner
May 16, 2019
Bobby you will be missed. Love you and Rest In Peace.
Kathy Harris
May 12, 2019
Robert was a client of mine briefly I was his caregiver I didn’t know him In his early year he will always be in my memories as a free spirit and a husband who loved his wife with his whole being Robert rest easy now all your pain and anxiety is over R.I.P
Tina Burton
May 12, 2019
Love and prayers I am always here if you need me.
Drew Moseley
May 11, 2019
I miss you bro.
Deborah Kirkman Pickett
May 10, 2019