William Kirkup

Kirkup, William Craig of Beacon, entered into rest, Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie. He was 73.

Born November 5, 1943 in Beacon, NY, he was the son of the late William C. and Marguerite Schuder Kirkup.

Craig attended Beacon Schools and worked as a Stone Mason until his retirement. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, as well as a member of VFW Post 666, St. Rocco’s Society, B.P.O. ELKS, and the Beacon Fur, Fin and Feather Hunting Club.

Survivors include, his son, Timothy J. Kirkup of Florida, two sisters, Patricia G. Kirkup and her partner Maureen Dillon of Fishkill, and Maureen Kirkup Deol of Manhattan, his brother, Terry D. Kirkup and his wife Patricia E. of Wappingers Falls, as well as grandchildren, nieces and cousins.

He was predeceased by his daughter Kristen Kirkup.

Visitation will be held Friday, August 4, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon.

Funeral services will take place Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. Joachim’s Cemetery, Washington Ave. Beacon, NY 12508

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project PO Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675 or to The Animal Rescue Foundation (A.R.F.) 54 Simmons Lane, Beacon, NY 12508.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jarett D. Quick at Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY 12508 (845) 831-0179

To leave an online condolence please visit Libbyfuneralhome.com

Date Of Service
Friday, August 4, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM

Location Of Service
Libby Funeral Home, Inc. 55 Teller Ave. Beacon, NY

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  1. W.J. Carey says:

    To Craig\’s family,
    I am sorry to hear about Craig\’s passing. I have many good memories of knowing Craig, growing up just around the corner from his home on St Lukes Place. All of us from that neighborhood spent many happy days out in Heaney\’s field (when it was still a field) & climbing around on \

  2. Sandy Ackerman says:

    It breaks my heart to lose Craig. He was a favorite vendor and Life-member of NYSACA for many years. He pushed himself to do the shows when he wasn\’t really up to it and we all loved to have him be able to be in Albany & Syracuse.He was fun & witty and we bought tootsie rolls just for him! I miss him already and know our club and vendors will be saddened as they hear as well. God bless him; and his family and fiends.With my sincere sadness for your loss, Sandy Ackerman

  3. Pete macavery says:

    My condolences to the family

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