Tony Kenny Shirk, age 68, of Madisonville passed away Tuesday October 5, 2021, at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.
Tony was a native of Sweetwater and longtime resident of McMinn County. He was a son of the late Clayton and Faye Devine Shirk. He is also proceeded by his loving wife of 45 years Deloris (Lois) J. Wattenbarger Shirk on June 6, 2015, sister Jerettta Moses and brother K.T. Shirk.
Tony retired from Bain & Holden after 40 years.
Tony is survived by
Daughters Robin McBroon (David) of Madisonville and Michelle Todd (Robert) of Gainesboro, TN;
Sons Michael Shirk (Deana) of Niota, Tony Shirk (Kelly) of Niota;
Grandchildren Whitney Shirk (Ronnie Barnes), Ashley Brown (DJ), Jessica Shirk, Joshua Todd (Jessi), Dustin Todd, James Goines, Anthony Todd (Cheyenne), Clayton Shirk, Makenzee Shirk, Tony Shirk, Amanda Shirk and Luke Shirk;
Great Grandchildren Harper Brown, Jaxtyn Goines, Rowan Barnes, Evelynn Todd and two on the way, Baby Scarlett and Baby Todd;
Sisters Barbara Martin (Amos) and Johnnie Middleton;
Brothers Troy Shirk (Patsy), Ross Shirk (Barbara) Jerry Shirk (Connie);
Several Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral Services will be at 7 PM, Friday October 8, 2021 at Ziegler Funeral Home.
Interment will be at 11 AM, Saturday October 9, 2021 at Niota Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Anthony Todd, James Goines, Dustin Todd, Tony Shirk, D.J. Brown, Joshua Todd, Ronnie Barnes and Clayton Shirk.
The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 PM Friday at Ziegler Funeral Home.
If you cannot attend the visitation or funeral services, you are encouraged to sign the online registry at: www.zieglerfuneralhome.com
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Tony Kenny Shirk.
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