Larry Wayne Kirkland, age 73 of Maryville, Sailor, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather known as “Papaw” left us on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. He was kind, generous, fun loving, crazy and loved by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by Father, Eugene Kirkland; brothers, David, Johnny and Richard. He is survived by Mother, Pearl Kirkland; wife, Brenda Kirkland; children, Jeff (Jean) Kirkland, Crystal (Steve) Southerland, Laura Kirkland; Grandchildren, Ki, Kody, Kenzie, Neo, Lily, and Max; Great-grandchildren, Rawlin, August, Bren, Kennedy, Jennifer, Leo and Logan; adopted daughters, Sheila (Catie) Shirk; numerous other extended family and friends. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers to be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org. Family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM Monday, May 9, 2022 at Smith Funeral Home. Graveside Service and Interment will be at 2:00 PM at East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000, www.SmithFuneralandCremation.com
To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Larry Wayne Kirkland please visit our Sympathy Store.