Mr. Cecil Parker Kirkley, age 81, entered into rest on Friday, November 19, 2021. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Providence Baptist Church by Reverends Dr. Lindsey Powell and Dr. Roger Wall with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Monday, November 22, 2021 in the sanctuary of Providence Baptist Church.
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Mr. Kirkley was born February 16, 1940 in Pageland, SC a son of the late Snyder Parker and Jeanette Evans Kirkley. He was a retired employee of Pageland Screen Printers and a former employee of Springs Industries. A faithful member of Providence Baptist Church, Cecil served as a former Deacon, member of the Finance Committee, and enjoyed singing in the adult choir for many years. He was an avid sports enthusiast and was a loyal Clemson Tigers fan, a long-time supporter of the Central Eagles Athletic Department, and was known to occasionally wear a Los Angeles Dodgers cap. His favorite pastime was mowing grass all over the neighborhood.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Kirkley was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Kirkley Moore; and his brother-in-law, Stanley Catoe.
Survivors include his wife, Aileen J. Kirkley of the home; children, Kim Kirkley (Garry) Hines of Wilmington, NC, Karla Kirkley (Sammy Funderburk) Broome of Pageland, SC, and Kevin Parker (Samantha) Kirkley of Fort Mill, SC; step-son, Scott (Rose) Jenkins of Pageland, SC; grandchildren, Tiffany (Bryan) Faulkenberry of Pageland, SC, Evan Sims of Cheraw, SC, Kirk (Alisha) Sims of Hartsville, SC, Jerrica (Taylor) Phiefer of Pageland, SC, Jason Hines, Jamie Hines (Wes) Dodson, and Joshua Hines all of Wilmington, NC, Taylor (Rae) Broome of Simpsonville, SC, and Lucas Broome of Pageland, SC; great grandchildren, Landon, Brantley, Trent, Dawson, Paetyn, Arbor, Charlie, Harper, Cameron, and Parker; sister, Delores Kirkley Catoe of the Middendorf community; niece, Julie Catoe (John) Sims of Chesterfield, SC, and their children, Lea, Caden, and Parker.
Memorials may be made to Providence Baptist Church, 232 Providence Church Rd, Pageland, SC 29728.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Kirkley family.
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