Kevin Craig Kirksey Obituary

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Kevin Craig Kirksey of Heavener, Oklahoma was born November 12, 1963 in Poteau, Oklahoma to Bobby Ray and Doris Ann (Pledger) Kirksey and passed away June 2, 2018 in Fort Smith, Arkansas at the age of 54.


He is survived by:

His wife:
Camiliah Kirksey of the home

Four daughters:
Lauren Thornburg and husband Justin of Heavener, Oklahoma
Lindsey Kirksey and fiancé Jason Ray of Stillwater, Oklahoma
Lexi Sullivan and husband Brice of Heavener, Oklahoma
Kalyssa Kirksey of the home

His parents:
Bobby Ray and Doris Ann Kirksey of Heavener, Oklahoma

One sister:
Shelly Perdue and husband Ralph Perdue, Jr. of Heavener, Oklahoma

Five grandchildren:
Kenslee and Jace Thornburg of Heavener, Oklahoma
Carter Stringfellow of Stillwater, Oklahoma
Piper and Pacyn Sullivan of Heavener, Oklahoma

One aunt:
Marilyn Pledger of Poteau, Oklahoma

One niece:
Journey Perdue of Heavener, Oklahoma

One nephew:
Kirksey Perdue of Heavener, Oklahoma

Other loved ones and a host of friends


Craig was a life-long resident of the area and was a 1982 graduate of Heavener High School.


He was a member of the Heavener First Baptist Church and an avid outdoorsman. Craig enjoyed arrow head hunting, fishing, hunting, and loved to fix things.


He was a laid back guy. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and was an avid Oklahoma Sooners fan. Craig will be deeply missed by many whom loved and knew him.


Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at the Heavener First Baptist Church in Heavener, Oklahoma with Brother Sam Dyer and Brother Brock Hardin officiating.


Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener, Oklahoma.


Pallbearers will be: Justin Thornburg, Brice Sullivan, Jason Ray, Kenny Renick, Doug Kirksey, Jim Gregory, Kris Kirksey, and John Livesay.


Honorary Pallbearers will be: Jace Thornburg, Carter Stringfellow, Kirksey Perdue, Ralph Perdue, Jr., Mark Huie, Mickey Dedmon, Jim Winters, and MJ Gregory.


Viewing will be from noon until 8:00 p.m., Sunday and 8:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday.


The family will visit with friends on Monday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.


To sign Craig’s online guestbook please visit



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