Obituary of Shane Kirkpatrick
Michael “Shane” Kirkpatrick, age 56 of Spears, Kentucky, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, August 18, 2023, at home, with his wife, Kelly by his side. Shane was born in New Castle, Indiana to Carolyn S. Huffman and the late Jack H. Kirkpatrick. Shane graduated from New Castle Chrysler High School in 1985. He attended ITT Technical Institute where he graduated with the highest of honors in Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration in 1986. He was a former member of the New Castle Fraternal Order of Elks. Shane worked for Broyles Plumbing, Heating and Cooling in New Castle, Indiana prior to moving to Lexington, Kentucky where he worked for Lexington Mechanical. He remained life-long friends with Keith, David and the entire Broyles’s family.
Shane was completely devoted to his family. He loved watching his twin sons, Scott and Shelton play soccer, basketball, baseball and trap shooting. Shane had a zest for life. He was an avid NASCAR fan and followed Mark Martin to numerous races all over the country. Shane and Kelly enjoyed watching their friends play live music. Being a thrill seeker, he enjoyed skydiving, drag racing, bungee jumping, white-water rafting, go-cart racing and horseback riding at KFTHC. Shane never met a stranger and would help anyone. He had numerous caring and fun-loving friends. His love for life led him to help take care of and foster animals. Shane had a HEART OF GOLD.
He leaves behind those that love and miss him; wife Kelly and twin sons, Michael Scott and Shelton Clay; Mother Carolyn “Susie” Huffman and stepfather, Steve; brother Rodger Kirkpatrick (Jennifer); brother-inlaw Russell C. Chamberlain (Joanne), sister-in-law Quincy Chamberlain (Des), special nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts and cousins; family pets, Miss Kitty, Carlos, Zeus, Scout and Nalla2.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, September 9, 2023, from 12:00pm - 2:00pm, followed by a Celebration of Life Service, at 2:00pm, at Clark Legacy, 601 E. Brannon Rd., Nicholasville, Kentucky.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Shane Kirkpatrick, please visit Tribute Store