|The two programs handed out at the service.|
|Even in his younger days, he grew a helluva beard and mustache.|
Wildomar colleague, Daniel Torres, read a passage from the bible (John 14:1-3) and shared some thoughts about Kirk.
"He gave me an opportunity. He saw past what everyone else saw, he saw past my hurt, he saw past my flaws, but he gave me an opportunity. As long as I continued to work for him, I saw that."
|Kirk's wife Michelle Schrader, sitting in the front row, listens as Daniel Torres eulogizes Kirk.|
I was fortunate enough to have known him, as he and I played baseball on the same beer league team about 10 years ago. Years later, I met him at Windsong Park as part of The Great Day of Service of 2013.
I knew his face right away, but am not always that good with names, but he came right up to me, calling me by name, and took a sincere interest in the conversation we had. He was always such a kind and engaging person when I met him at park events in town.
Many condolences to his family and friends. He will be missed.