Albert A. Kirkland, 67, of Wheatland, passed away Monday afternoon, February 11, 2019, in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh.
Mr. Kirkland was born October 15, 1951, in New Castle, a son of the late George H. and Bernice (Fleeger) Kirkland.
He attended Cochranton and Sharon High Schools.
Al was employed as a truck driver for 16 years by the former Preston Trucking Company, Shenango Township.
He was a member of the Teamsters Local #261, New Castle, for 21 years.
Al enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren and gardening.
He is survived by his wife, the former Anna M. DiMario, whom he married January 15, 1970. Also surviving are a daughter, Malissa A. Rhoades and her husband, Douglas, of Hartstown, Pennsylvania; two sons, Justin A. Kirkland and his wife, Randi, of Fredrick, Maryland and Sean M. Kirkland and his wife, Anna, of Hermitage; a brother, George H. Kirkland and his wife, Sherry, of Delaware; five grandchildren, Kameron and Lauren Ganje and Sean, Ashton and Riley Kirkland and two stepgrandchildren, Jacob and Elijah Rhoades.
He was preceded in death by his father, George H. Kirkland and his mother, Bernice Kirkland Moore.
Calling hours will be 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. until the time of the service on Sunday, February 17 in the J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1090 E. State Street, Sharon.
Funeral service will begin at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, February 17, in the funeral home following visitation, with Rev. Donald Hake officiating.
A television tribute will air Thursday, February 14 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.