Colin Calvin Kirkland was born May 10, 1937 in Lakeland, Florida to the late Jay P. & Norrisse B. Kirkland. He attended and graduated from Rochelle Senior High School, 1956. He continued his education at Fort Valley State University (1956-7), GA. He began his military career in the US Army in 1962 and received his honorable discharge in 1968. He served two years in the US Army and 4 years as an Army Reservist. Colin enjoyed serving his country, community and family. He worked for Florida Tile for 42 years before retiring as a Forklift Operator.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jay P. & Norrisse Kirkland; He leaves to cherish his memory a loving family , his wife, Hannah L. Kirkland; children, grandchildren, siblings, Alberta Kirkland Richardson, Betty Kirkland Fort, Jay P. Kirkland Jr., George Kirkland and Jimmy Kirkland.
Condolences may be sent to the family at Oldham Funeral Home.