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Kirk McDaniel, 69

Kirk McDaniel, 69 of Adel passed away suddenly on Tuesday, February 6, 2024 at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Fl. Kirk was born November 28, 1954 in Adel to the late Willie & Lillian Joiner McDaniel. He was a lifelong farmer in Cook County and served as a deacon and active choir member at New Life Baptist Church. Kirk’s passion was providing for his family, church family and community. From taking his grandchildren fishing, to cooking for those he loved. Kirk was never without an encouraging word and smile on his face. He touched so many lives and truly lived out Matthew 4:19:  And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” He was eager to share the Love of Christ with others. Kirk will be missed by all who knew him.

Survivors include his wife, Cindy McDaniel of Adel; sons, Eric (Christy) McDaniel of Adel, and Kris (Ashli) McDaniel of Adel; five grandchildren, Hannah McDaniel, Caroline McDaniel, Madison McDaniel, Levi McDaniel, and Jake McDaniel; brother, Roger (Heidi) McDaniel of Adel; mother-in-law, Joanne Crosby of Adel; brothers & sisters-in-law, Eddie & Cindy Crosby of Adel, and Randy & Lisa Kendrick of Adel. Kirk was preceded in death by his parents, and also his sister, Kim Benefield.

Funeral services were held Friday, February 9, 2024 at New Life Baptist Church with Rev. Chad Payne and Rev. Donnie Duncan officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.purvisfh.com. Purvis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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