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Kirk Christensen

January 4, 1942 — August 7, 2022


Kirk B. Christensen, 80, of Paducah, formerly of Manti, Utah, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2022 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center.

Kirk was a spiritual man with a gentle soul. Kirk always enjoyed dancing to his favorite music from the 60’s. He was a soccer referee for many years and loved his daily walks. Kirk was a family man who loved his wife, children, and grandchildren. He was a retired truck driver and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Kirk is survived by his loving wife of 21 years, Gilda Christensen; 13 children, Andrea Christensen, Bart Christensen, Larry Christensen, Devin Christensen, Diana (Brandon) Bennett, David (Charly) Kidd, Stephen (Suzie) Kidd, Jill (Marvin) Ballard, Joseph (Holly) Kidd, Daniel (Christie) Kidd, Mark (Lindsey) Kidd, Daren Michael Kidd, and James Dustin (Arysta) Kidd; one sister, Shauna Astle and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Preceding Kirk in death are his parents, Cyril and Maurine Christensen; one son, Jerry Christensen; and four siblings, Donna, Marilee, Joan, and Garth.

A memorial service for Kirk will be held Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 1:00 pm at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 320 Birch St. in Paducah. The family invites friends to join them after the service for a fish fry at the church in Kirk’s honor.

Lindsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Kirk Christensen, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Saturday, August 20, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

320 Birch Street, Paducah, KY 42001

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