OBITUARY

Marion Fred Newkirk

February 5, 1948March 9, 2021
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Marion Fred Newkirk, 73, passed away on March 9, 2021 in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was born on February 5, 1948 in Harlingen, Texas.

Marion is preceded in death by his parents, Fred William Newkirk and Florene Faye Newkirk and one brother, Bobby Newkirk.

He is survived by his survived by his loving wife, Kathy Burkham Newkirk; Sister, Judy Worsham and husband, Steve; Daughters, Carla Newkirk and husband, Vince; Lori Newkirk, Tracy Bush and husband, Paul; and Stacy Wilson and husband, James.

He is also survived by 6 Grandchildren and 6 Great-Grandchildren; Aunt, Maxine Grant; Uncle, Bill Newkirk; numerous cousins; and 3 nephews. Marion will be missed by his sisters: Gladys Green and husband David Green and Pam Burkham and husband Roy Burkham, Jr.

Marion proudly served in the United States Marine Corp during the Vietnam era and worked for Big Three Air Liquide for 28 years.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Christian Church of Corpus Christi or Davita Dialysis Center of Corpus Christi.

Visitation will begin at 12:30 PM on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Memory Gardens Funeral Home, followed by a Memorial Service led by Reverend Rusty Wright at 2:00 PM.

To leave an online condolence, please visit our website at www.memorygardensfuneralhome.com

  • FAMILY

  • Kathy Burkham Newkirk, Spouse
  • Judy Worsham (Steve), Sister
  • Carla Newkirk (Vince), Daughter
  • Lori Newkirk, Daughter
  • Tracy Bush (Paul), Daughter
  • Stacy Wilson (James), Daughter
  • Gladys Green (David), Sister
  • Pam Burkham (Roy Jr.), Sister
  • Fred William Newkirk, Father (deceased)
  • Florene Faye Newkirk, Mother (deceased)
  • Bobby Newkirk, Brother (deceased)
  • Mr. Newkirk is also leaves 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, 3 nephews and numerous cousins to cherish his memory.

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 17, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, April 17, 2021

Memories

Marion Fred Newkirk

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Judith Worsham

April 15, 2021

Marion Fred Newkirk, my sweet brother and friend

Judith Worsham

April 14, 2021

We had lots of fun with our uncle Marion. Love you, Terry, Dave and Eric Fahrenthold

Judith Worsham

April 14, 2021

Judy,mama, and little brother Marion always being funny. Love my Marion

Judith Worsham

April 14, 2021

My little brother, Marion and me with our mama

Steve Worsham

April 14, 2021

I have lots of great memories of things we all did together thanks for excepting me in your family from one Marine to another. Love you brother, Steve

Judith Worsham

April 14, 2021

Brother Marion, you had 4 girls & me 3 boy what a blessing. Playing cowboys and Indians & paper dolls. Fun times with grandparents and cousins. What a life and great memories. Serving our country (Marine) how proud I was so handsome. Miss you terribly. See u in Paradise. Love sister, Judy

Tracy Bush

April 5, 2021

Daddy,
I will hold you in my Heart forever until I am able to hold you in Heaven. I will always love you!

Lori Newkirk

April 3, 2021

Lori Newkirk

April 3, 2021

Lori Newkirk

April 3, 2021

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