Kirk Linden Wilson, 62, of LaFontaine, and with ties to Huntington County, died Saturday, May 22, 2021, at his sister and brother-in-law’s home.
Mr. Wilson attended South Side High School. He entered the workforce and became a tool and die maker, pipe fitter, certified welder above and below water and a metal fabricator. He worked as a project manager and crew leader at several locations, including K-K Tool and Design in Markle, M & S Sheet Metal in Huntington, Jeffboats Incorporated in Lousiville, KY, Teco, Incorporated in Fort Wayne, Harvestore Silos in Fort Wayne, Port of Beaumont in Beaumont, TX, and Lift-All in Fort Wayne.
He was born on July 11,1958, in Fort Wayne, to Arthur Linden and Mary Annette Elliott Wilson. His mother survives in LaFontaine.
Additional survivors include two sisters, Leona Loretta (Robert) Burns, of Markle, and Sheri Lynn (James) Johnson, of Roanoke.
A celebration of life service will take place at a later date. McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, has been entrusted with arrangements.
Memorials may be made to McKee Mortuary, 1401 Ind.-114 West, North Manchester, IN 46962 to assist with final expenses.