Todd T. Kirkpatrick, 56, died peacefully at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday May 23, 2017, from complications due to lung cancer, surrounded by his wife and loving family members at University Hospital, Indianapolis.

He was born Feb. 17, 1961, in Kansas City, Mo., to J.T. and Peggy Kirkpatrick who both preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Valerie May Kirkpatrick of the home; daughter, Candice R. Kirkpatrick, Charleston, S.C.; sons Justin Kirkpatrick, and Jordan Kirkpatrick, Pendleton; step-son Austin W. May, Noblesville; brothers Mark (Cathy) Kirkpatrick, Parkville, Mo., Scott (Nancy) Kirkpatrick, Lee's Summit, Mo., Kevin Kirkpatrick, Elgin, Ill., and many loving nieces, nephews and crazy cousins.

A Celebration of Life is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Falls Park, Main Shelter House, in Pendleton, with dinner to follow at the park.

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In lieu of flowers, a fund has been formed to assist with Justin and Jordan's college education. Contributions can be made to: The Kirkpatrick Memorial Scholarship Fund, PNC Bank, and mailed to 6054 Southbay Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46250.