Howard – Mary Lee Kirk, 69, passed away Monday March 26, 2012 at the Ohio State University Medical Center after suffering a stroke Sunday morning.
She was born February 2, 1943 in Danville to Rodney and Mary Faith (Colopy) Ridgway. She was a full time Realtor for 34 years, and was a member of Knox county and state of Ohio Board of Realtors, including former President of Knox County. She was also Multiple Million Dollar Producer and received many achievement awards.
She is survived by her son; Tim (Jane) Kirk of Charlotte, NC, and her granddaughter; Chloe, her mother; Faith Ridgway of Danville, siblings; Rebecca (Ron) Lock of Tollesboro, KY, William (Mary) Ridgway of Howard, Thomas (Diane) Ridgway of Danville, Marcia (Lonnie) Lepley of Howard, Marilyn Roberts of Fredericktown, Steven (Sandy) Ridgway of Galena, Marie (Tim) Blubaugh of Howard, and Lisa (Jim) Blaisdell of Howard.
She was preceded in death by her father, a sister; Cynthia, a brother; Joseph, a niece; Tiffany Ridgway, and a nephew; Christopher Harstine.
Calling hours will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Thursday March 29 at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Cremation will follow, and a memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday March 30 at the Danville United Methodist Church. The Rev. Mary Murtha will officiate. Interment will follow in Workman Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made to Donate Life/ Lifeline of Ohio; Attn: Capital Resource Manager, 770 Kinnear Rd. Suite 200, Columbus, OH 43212 and at www.lifelineofohio.org, or to the National Kidney Foundation; 2800 Corporate Exchange Dr. Suite 260, Columbus, OH 43231 and at www.kidney.org. Information is available at www.fischerfuneralhome.com