Sylvia J. Kirkman

Jan. 26, 1939 – Feb. 9, 2022

Sylvia J. Kirkman, 83, of Westfield, passed away on Wed., Feb. 9, 2022 at St. Vincent Carmel Hospital.

She was born on Jan. 26, 1939 to Raymond H. and Martha Jane (Jessup) Stewart in Westfield, Ind.

For over 30 years, Mrs. Kirkman worked in the office and cafeteria for Westfield High School and also for Carmel Jr. High School cafeteria. She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Westfield and enjoyed traveling and shopping for antiques.

Survivors include her husband of 64 years, William D. “Bill” Kirkman; son, William Jeffery (Penny) Kirkman; daughters Jill (Bruce) Adair and Karen (Scott) Osborne; 6 grandchildren, Reed & Olivia Kirkman, Jessica Adair & Melissa Adair, Megan Osborne and Allison (Levi) Hiatt; great-grandson Isaac Hiatt; sisters Sonja Ashpaugh and Pam (Neil) Mendenhall; and sister-in-law Diana Stewart.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Don Stewart, Larry Stewart and Tom Stewart; sister-in-law Sharon Stewart; and brother-in-law David Ashpaugh.

Visitation is scheduled to be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with services at 1 p.m., on Sat., Feb. 19, 2022 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road, in Noblesville. The Rev. Mark D. Wesler will officiate. Burial will be at Summit Lawn Cemetery in Westfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to National Kidney Foundation of Indiana, 911 E. 86th Street, Suite # 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240; or Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation, 8815 Conroy Windermere Rd. Suite 309, Orlando, FL 32835. Condolences can be made online at