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Harry James Kirkland
February 3, 1950 ~ November 2, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
Harry James Kirkland, 73, of Rootstown, passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2023 at University Hospitals Portage Medical Center. He was born in Akron on February 3, 1950 and proudly served in the United States Navy.
Harry was employed in construction where he worked with heavy equipment and also quality control. He was a member of American Legion Post #496 and will be deeply missed.
Harry was preceded in death by his father Robert Kirkland and his stepson Benjamin Lappin.
He leaves his loving wife Suzanne Lappin; his mother Suzanne Kirkland; daughters Melissa Gigli and Heather Scimone; stepdaughter Cindy Ludlam; 14 grandchildren, five great grandchildren; brothers, Jerry Kirkland and Robert Kirkland and sister Rose Donovan.
In honoring his wishes, Harry will be cremated and a graveside service will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 1:00PM at Silver Springs Cemetery, 5080 Stow Rd. Stow, OH 44224.
Services in the care of Bissler and Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, 628 W. Main St. Kent, OH 44240.