Malon James “Jim” Kirsch, 94, of Denton, TX passed away peacefully at home, on Tuesday, January 4th, 2022.
Visitation will be on Sunday, January 9, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 1:00 p.m., on Monday, January 10, 2022, at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd., Amarillo, TX.
Jim was born on September 12, 1927, in Nanty Glo, PA to Francis and Margaret Kirsch. Jim married Catherine Differ on August 30, 1947, in Baltimore, MD. They moved to Amarillo, TX in 1949. Jim retired in 1987 from CIG, after 31 years. He lived life to the fullest continuing to travel, play cards and dominoes, and visit casinos until shortly before his passing. He was proud of all of his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Jim was preceded in death by a son, Karl Kirsch; son-in-law, Ben Roberts; and his beloved wife, Catherine Kirsch.
Survivors include his children, Jim Kirsch Jr. and wife Celesta, of Anaconda, MT, Cathy Roberts, of Denton, TX, Von Kirsch and wife Beverly, of Amarillo, TX, Heidi Kirsch and husband John Millard, of Yukon, OK; grandchildren, Aaron Roberts and wife Cyndy, of Denton, TX, Aimee Kilgore and husband Hobart, of Denton, TX, Tim Kirsch and wife Marie, of Amarillo, TX, Kimberly Hanson and husband Dave, of Amery, WI, Ingrid Kelly, of Auburn, CA, and Erika Fillary and husband Ed of Hong Kong; and great-grandchildren, Braydon and Kason Kilgore and girlfriend Bre Wickware, of Denton, TX, Jacob and Kennedy Roberts, of Denton, TX, Karl Kirsch, of Amarillo, TX, and Ryan and Jason Hanson of Amery, WI.