Anthony “Peanut” Kirkling


Anthony Kirkling also known as “Peanut” was born April 18, 1954 in Columbus, Ohio to Annette Kirkling and Homer Baker. He went to be with his heavenly father on January 1, 2018.

 Anthony attended Linden McKinley High School. Anthony was a “Jack” of all trades with his gifted hands and charismatic personality that filled the room with joy and laughter.

 Anthony is preceded in death by parents Annette Kirkling, Homer Baker, grandmother Emma Boles, Nephew Jaron Kirkling, and cousin Victor Willis.

 He leaves to cherish his memory with twin sons Ladarrin and Ladarian Orr of North Carolina, daughters Tiara Sidney, Amber Evans, sisters Sheila Mackey, Tina (Don) Kirkling-Love, brothers Stephen Lattimer, Howard Gray, nieces Tonya Mackey, Yolanda Ajam, Nephews Carl Mackey Jr., Don Love, Anthony Love, great nephews Ja’yon Kirkling, Don Love III, grandchildren Dashawn and Ray Thompson, Aledjin, Alegacy, Alona Robinson, Alijah Thomas, Jamiya Orr, Ashari Caldwell, and a host of other relatives and friends.

 Peanut will be forever missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing and loving him

Visitation 2pm and Funeral 3pm Saturday, January 6, 2018 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Peanut you and Victor are finally together again, hanging out with Brownie and Annett
    Love Kevin Willis


  3. Shon and Darci Swan & family

    Condolences to the family. You’re in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Fred “Wicky” Graham



  6. Love you Dad more than you know. Pray your resting peacefully nomore pain.

  7. I miss you paw paw❤️!

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