Stanley David “Stan” Kirk

January 16, 1956 - January 11, 2021

Stanley David “Stan” Kirk, age 64, of Bear, DE, passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE on January 16, 1956, he was the son of the late Samuel David and Betty Sue (Walker) Kirk. Stan owned and operated Interstate Batteries in Newark before retiring earlier this year. He was a member of the Delaware Canoe Club and took pleasure in fishing, hunting, camping, skiing, NASCAR, and telling fish stories. Stan enjoyed listening to classic rock music and treasured time spent with his family and friends. He also loved cooking for others, swimming, gardening, playing the keyboard, guitar, and jamming on the harmonica with friends. Stan was very full of life and always seized the day.

Stan is survived by his caring wife, Elena J. (Canady) Kirk; sisters, Nancy A. Bentley (Randall) of Elkton, MD and Patricia L. Nally (Patrick) of Rising Sun, MD; step-mother, Carol Kirk Miller; nephews, Cameron Bentley (Alex) and Christian Bentley; great nephew, James; and devoted lifelong friends, Barb Reyes, Jack Reyes, Jorge Reyes, Val Reyes and Sandy Hruska.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Saturday, January 23, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Services and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Stan’s memory to Delaware Humane Society, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.


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10 Condolences for Stanley David “Stan” Kirk

  • Stan will be missed more than he’ll ever know. Our deepest sympathy Elena, Nancy & Randall, Tricia & Patrick and families!
    John & Fran Cox

  • Thank you for all the great memories my friend, especially for the fun we had going to NASCAR races for many years. I told Billy to pick you up at the gate and I would like to think the two of you are hanging out listening to some great music and busting on each other like you always did. RIP❤️

  • He was a good man , a great friend and will be miss by all who knew him

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you in you time of sorrow, God bless
    Dean & Darlene Garvine

  • Stan my friend – I know you are in a better place but as the song goes – only the good die young. You truly were a good man. I have many great memories of the canoe club weekends, playing poker, and skiing. RIP my friend!

  • Nancy & Randy,Trisha& Pat:
    So very sorry for the loss of your brother,brother in law. Hopefully he is at peace and in a better place.Thoughts are with you all.
    Reenie & Tom

  • My sincere condolences to the Kirk, Bentley & Nally families on the recent passing of Stanley. May he Rest In Peace.

    ~ The Uhl Family

  • Stan was a great man and a great friend. He was caring, giving, kind, fun to be around. We have so many great memories of traveling and going to the races with him. He will be sadly missed by all.
    With Love,
    George & Charlene Raymond

  • My condolences to all of my cousins and my other family members.

  • I had the pleasure to work for Stan years ago when the business was on Brookside Drive. Rest in peace and God bless you and your family