BENTON — Kenneth D. Sirls, 80, of Benton, died Monday, February 4, 2013, at Baptist Health Paducah.
He was a retired heavy-equipment operator for Industrial Union of Operating Engineers, Locals 181 and 320. He was a member of Union Ridge Baptist Church.
He is survived by one son, Tim Sirls of Hardin; two daughters, Carolyn Clendenen of Murray and Sharron Ramsey of Benton; one brother, Danny Sirls of Hardin; three sisters, Patsy Turner, Carlena Thompson, and Marsha Penney, all of Benton; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou (Young) Sirls; and two brothers. His parents were Carl and Grace Marie (Lovett) Sirls. Service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, February 7, 2013, at Collier Funeral Chapel of Benton with the Revs. George Culp Jr. and Chris Young officiating.
Burial will follow in Union Ridge Cemetery in Aurora.
Visitation will be between 5 and 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to Union Ridge Cemetery Fund, c/o Gerald Jones, 10428 U.S. 68 E, Benton, KY 42025.