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Timothy Kirkham

February 11, 1963 -
May 23, 2019

Timothy Barrett Kirkham, age 56, beloved husband, father, and friend to all, of Champaign, IL, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019. Tim was born February 11, 1963 in Cleveland, Ohio, son of the late Robert Michael Kirkham and Sheila Barrett Kirkham. He attended Medina High School and received his bachelor’s degree in …read more

Timothy Barrett Kirkham, age 56, beloved husband, father, and friend to all, of Champaign, IL, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019. Tim was born February 11, 1963 in Cleveland, Ohio, son of the late Robert Michael Kirkham and Sheila Barrett Kirkham. He attended Medina High School and received his bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Miami University. Tim used his charismatic personality to excel in his career which focused on sales, marketing, and management. His most recent career title being an Area Vice President for Arthur J. Gallagher. In his free time, Tim enjoyed volunteering as an usher at Saint Matthew Catholic Church, writing to make others’ laugh, politics, and watching a good football game particularly the Ohio State Buckeyes and Notre Dame.

Tim is survived by his wife of 31 years, Cherie Cooper Kirkham, their five children; Timothy Kirkham II, Jonathon Kirkham, Kellie Munkres, Caroline Kirkham, Christy Kirkham, son-in-law Brett Munkres and his two beloved dogs, Dublin and Clover. Tim is also survived by his five siblings and their families: Kathryn Faherty (David), Shann Patton (Tim), Michael Kirkham, Patricia Hartnett (Mike), and Joseph Kirkham. He is additionally survived by his mother, Sheila Kirkham and numerous much loved nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Michael Kirkham.

His legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of everyone who was blessed to know him. Please share your stories of remembrance at Morgan Memorial Homes, Savoy, Illinois from 5:00-7:00 pm on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at Saint Matthew Catholic Church, Champaign, Illinois at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2019. In lieu of flowers, please help celebrate Tim’s kindness, loyalty and compassion by making a donation to the organization he loved.

Links:

Tim Kirkham St. Jude Memorial Fund

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Time: 05:00 pm

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

Service Information

Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

St. Matthew Catholic Church

Address:

1303 Lincolnshire Dr.
Champaign, Illinois 61821

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