Gary Joe Kirkland, 58, of Sweetwater, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.

He was of the Baptist faith.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Margie Kirkland; and brother, Larry Kirkland.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Kirkland; sons, Nathan Kirkland and fiancé, Kaley Garrison, of Madisonville and Tyler Kirkland of Madisonville; brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Robin Kirkland of Sweetwater; sister-in-law, Margie Kirkland of Loudon; stepchildren, Heather and husband, Kenneth Sellers, of Sweetwater and Justin Willett of Sweetwater; six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The family received friends 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 15, at Kyker Funeral Homes in Sweetwater with the funeral service at 8 p.m. in Kyker Funeral Homes chapel. Graveside and interment was 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in Sweetwater Memorial Park.

Kyker Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements.

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