Michael Lynn Kirk of Crystal City passed away on May 26, 2020 at Metropolitan Methodist Hospital in San Antonio at the age of 72. He was born on September 2, 1947 in Plainview, Texas to Cecil and Mildred (Stark) Kirk. He attended South West Texas Junior College for 2 years and completed his Animal Husbandry and Industrial Arts degree at Sul Ross State University. While at Sul Ross he was a member of the rodeo team where he competed in multiple events. Mike married Joy Inez Gibson on January 29, 1988 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was also active with the Zavala and Dimmitt County Fairs. Mike served on the Zavala County bank board for 20+ years. His favorite hobby was team roping with all of his many friends. Mike was as kind a man as there ever was. If there was someone in need he was always there to help. Mike loved children and animals and had a special place in his heart for both.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years of Crystal City; sister, Patsy Perschbacher of Amarillo and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Marty Mathis, Justin Dunlap, Ryon Perschbacher, Robert Byrom Butler Carroll Gibson, Jr. and Brent Camfield.