Todd Kirkley

1965 - November 17, 2022

MADISON TODD KIRKLEY, age 57, of Eastman, GA, died Thursday, November 17, 2022, at his residence.

Obituary for Todd Kirkley

MADISON TODD KIRKLEY, age 57, of Eastman, GA, died Thursday, November 17, 2022, at his residence.

 Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM Saturday, November 19, in Zion Hope Baptist Church, with Rev. Benny Moore officiating, with interment in Yawn-Brown Cemetery in Chauncey.

 Todd was born in McRae, a member of Grace Baptist Church, and a 1983 graduate of Dodge County High School. After high school he joined the United States Air Force and later went to work at Lithonia Lighting in the 1990s, where he enjoyed a career that lasted over 30 years. He was a site supervisor with Lithonia Lighting, and during his career he traveled often to train employees at new plants in several states. He was a loving son, father, grandfather, and companion. He was an ordained minister and Pastor at DuBois Baptist Church for over 10 years. He loved hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family and grandchildren. He enjoyed watching football games on TV and loved Atlanta Braves baseball. Todd was preceded in death by his Maternal Grandparents, Russell and Marie Yawn and Paternal Grandparents, Raymond Lamar and Louise Kirkley-Brown.

 He is survived by his Daughter – Jennifer Kirkley Stevens (Clay) of Conyers; 4 Grandchildren – Joah Spires, Jagan Spires, Jerzi Spires, and Jenli-Ree Stevens; Mother – Sue Yawn Bennett (Andy Smith) of Eastman; Father – Madison Kirkley (Judi) of Eastman; Sister – Lisa Hulett of Eastman; Step Brother – Eddie Pope (Emily) of Eastman; Aunts and Uncles – Jan Law (Joey) of Milledgeville, Connie Cooper of Milan, Lamar Kirkley (GeeGee) of Savannah, Kelvin Kirkley (Joanne) of Eastman, and Brenda Yawn of Chauncey; Companion – Melissa Hutto of Eastman; Extended Family – Sheyanne Rambin, Jacob Widener, Jessie Rambin, and John Rambin; Several Nieces and Nephews.

 The family may be contacted at the residence of Sue Bennett, 120 Lakeside Drive, Eastman, and will receive friends in Zion Hope Baptist Church from 1:00PM-2:00PM Saturday, November 19.

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