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Stanley Kirkpatrick

November 12, 1917 - October 28, 2013

Stanley F. Kirkpatrick, a longtime Chattanooga resident, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2013 on Bainbridge Island. He was 95 years old.

Stanley was born on Nov. 12, 1917 in Lookout Mountain, Tenn. He was a member of the first graduating class of the Lookout Mountain School in 1931 and he graduated from Central High School in 1936.  He served in the US Army during World War II at various locations in the United States and in England.  He retired from First Tennessee Bank after 42 years and was a longtime member of the Red Bank Baptist Church.

Stanley is survived by his children Katie Brown (Larry) of Bainbridge Island and Tom Kirkpatrick (Laura) of Wilton, Conn.  He also leaves behind two grandsons, Thomas Kirkpatrick of Chicago, Ill and Taylor Kirkpatrick of New York City along with numerous nieces and nephews. All of whom meant so much to him.

Stanley was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years, Marian Massey Kirkpatrick of Chattanooga, Tenn and Bainbridge Island, Wash., and his parents Harrell F. Kirkpatrick and Kate Lyle Kirkpatrick both of Lookout Mountain Tenn; siblings Vivian Runyon, Forrest Kirkpatrick, William Kirkpatrick and Marinelle Kirkpatrick.

A joint memorial service for Stanley and Marian will be held at the Red Bank Baptist Church on a date to be determined.  Stanley, who deeply missed his southern hometown, wanted his and Marian’s remains to be brought home and interned in the Chattanooga National Cemetery along side family and old friends. Memorial contributions can be made to the Franciscan Foundation for Hospice and Palliative Care, PO Box 1502, Tacoma, WA 98401. Please sign the online guest book at

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