Edward Paul "Red" Kirn, 72, of Washington, passed away Sunday morning, November 29, 2020 at the home of his daughter, Erica.
He was born March 4, 1948 in Washington, a son of Betty Wingrove.
A graduate of Washington High School, he served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war.
Red was a retired coal miner and worked as a mechanic at the Consol's Eighty Four Complex and was a member of the United Mine Workers of American, Local 1197.
His wife, Barbara Jane Harris Kirn, died May 29, 2014. They were married on January 28, 1967 at the St. Clement Church in Ellsworth.
Surviving are his children, Edward Paul Kirn, Jr. (Michelle) of Bentleyville,
Tammy Lee Drake (Walter) of Masontown and Erica Jade Loar (Jon) of Washington;
Grandchildren, Jonathan Russell Kirn, Jacoby Edward Loar and Ember Barbara Loar; great-granddaughter, Paityn Katherine Kirn; a brother, Raymond Knox (Bonnie) of Washington; a sister, Nancy Waters of Washington and several nieces and nephews.
Friends are welcome from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Thompson-Marodi Funeral Home, Inc., 809 Main Street, Bentleyville, 724-239-2255, where a brief prayer service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, December 3, 2020. Interment will follow in Mon Valley Memorial Park, Donora with military honors by American Legion Post 165, Bentleyville. Visit www.thompson-marodi.com to leave a condolence message.
Due to the current limitations on gatherings, visitors to the funeral home will be restricted to 25 at a time. Facial covering and social distancing are required.
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