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Bruce A. Kirkland passed away on Friday, February 14, 2020 at the age of 71 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 17, 1948. Loving husband of almost 50 years to Chareen Greenwood Kirkland. Reflective of a true New Orleans 7th ward love story, Bruce and Chareen met at Corpus Christi School in 1960. Bruce enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting pool and camping experiences with the people he loved. Son of the late David "Dave the Barber" Kirkland and the late Alma Diaz Kirkland. Father of Terri Kirkland Williams (Willie Jr.) and Tracy Maria Kirkland. He is also survived by three grandchildren Hassan Williams, Nicholas Williams, and Alex Williams. Son in-law of the late Verdel Greenwood Sr. and Marion Felix Greenwood. Brother in-law of Dana Greenwood Sr., Pamela Greenwood, Keith Greenwood, and the late Verdel Greenwood Jr. and other relatives and friends.
The family would like to give special thanks to Touro Hospital and University Hospital for their endless support. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service on February 22, 2020 at Corpus Christi-Epiphany Catholic Church, 2022 Saint Bernard Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70116. Visitation will begin at 8:00 am, followed by funeral services at 10:00 am. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Arrangement by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 7411 Chef Menteur Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70126