Warren Kirkus, of Salem Community, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at the age of 94. Mr. Kirkus was a faithful member of Salem United Methodist Church and a former board member of Salem Campground. With a hard work ethic and unrelenting drive, he successfully formed and was the owner and operator of Warren Kirkus, Builder, a residential construction company for quality-built homes. Mr. Kirkus had many hobbies which included camping, traveling to visit with family, and not surprisingly, woodworking - making specialty furniture and toys he crafted for his beloved grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Elizabeth (Chambers) Kirkus; great-grandson, Jackson Kirkus; parents, Charlie Miles and Celia Kate (Miller) Kirkus; sister, Allene Treadwell; and brothers, Jack Kirkus, Carlton Kirkus, Leroy Kirkus.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Mark Buchheim of Jasper, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Randy Kirkus and Betty Covington of Berkeley Lake, GA; grandchildren, David Kirkus, Nicole Wiley, Troup Kirkus; great-grandchildren, Warren, Alexis, Miles, Abraham, Addison, Clayton, Charlie, Grant, and one soon-to-be-expected; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Graveside Service for Mr. Kirkus will be held Monday, June 17, 2019, 10:00 A.M., at Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, 3962 Salem Road, in Covington, with Rev. Carol Standard officiating. Friends are invited to visit with the family, Sunday, June 16, from 5:00 - 7:00 P.M., at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington. In lieu of flowers, the family requests for memorial donations to be made to: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation, Attention: Karen Lindsey, 2302 Parklake Drive NE, Suite 110, Atlanta, GA 30345-2898.
JUN 16. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA, 30014
JUN 17. 10:00 AM (EDT)
Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery
3962 Salem Road
Covington, GA, 30016
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