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.