Bedford – Danny Lee Nikirk, 79, of Bedford, died at 11:45 pm on Monday, November 20, 2017 at I.U. Health Hospice House.
Born July 18, 1938, in Lawrence Co., he was the son of John and Lelah (Harvey) Nikirk. He married Sharon Crozier and she survives. He was a heavy equipment operator with Rogers Group.
Surviving with his wife, Sharon, of Bedford is a daughter, Tana Nikirk, of Bloomington; a son, Chad Nikirk and wife, Jennifer, of Lawrence Co.; a grandson, Chase Nikirk, of Lawrence Co.; two brothers, Marshall Nikirk and wife, Betty, of Kentucky, Delvin Nikirk and wife, Jeanette, of Oolitic; four sisters, Lois Andis, of CO, Dana O’Neal, of Bedford, Warnetta Kirkman and husband, Junior, of Oolitic, Bonnie Noblitt and husband, Chuck, of Mitchell; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Melvin Blayne Nikirk; four sisters, Wilma Henderson, Ada Buher, Wanda Roberts and Marjorie Henderson.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Saturday, November 25th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Minister John Robertson officiating. Burial will follow in Clover Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, November 24th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.