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Roy Gene Girkin (89) of Lee’s Summit, MO passed away Monday March 20.2023 at St Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’s Summit MO with his wife and son at his side.
Gene was born in Melbourne, AR. He graduated from Searcy High School. He served in the National Guard. Gene earned his masters degree and Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Arkansas. He practiced pathology in Fort Smith, AR until his retirement.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy and children, Gregory of Richardson TX, Jeffrey (Carla) of Blue Springs, MO Christopher (Laura) of Birmingham, AL. and four grandchildren: Mathew, Kimberly, Silas and Jude. Also surviving are his brother Jim and his sister Shirley Moon.
He was preceded in death by his parents Festus and Clara Girkin and his brother Bob.
Memorial contributions in Gene’s memory may be sent to: John Knox Village Foundation, 400 N.W. Murray Road. Lees Summit, MO 64081.
A private family service will be held at a later date.