Fred Kirklin, Jr, age 76, peacefully entered into eternal rest on August 22, 2016 at Chateau Saint James Nursing Home, Lutcher, LA., under the care of Hospice Compassus. Husband of the late Nettie Kirklin. He leaves to cherish his memories, sister, Shirley Kirklin Scott; three daughters, Trina Robinson(Terrance), Peggy Ratliff(Benton), Joann Kirklin and sons Courtney Kirklin(Ann), Kenneth Kirklin. He also leaves eight grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, first wife Celestine Morris and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Irene Hayes Kirklin, sisters Ruby Junegain and Delores Lumar, brother Phillip Hayes. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at Treasures of Life-Center for Life Funeral Services, who have been entrusted with his final care, for 10:00am- 315 E. Airline Hwy, Gramercy, LA. 70052. Viewing begins at 9:00am until service time. Eldrin Scott, officiant. Interment at Antioch Cemetery, Paulina, LA. Repast to follow at King Solomon Baptist Church, 2385 Courseault St., Lutcher, LA. "When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!"