James Lucian Kirkwood, 91, of Douglasville, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021.
He was born in Macon, Georgia on Nov. 2, 1930. After graduating high school, James joined the United States Army at 17 years old. He served for 40 years in both the Army and National Guard before retiring as a Warrant Officer. After retiring, his devoted work ethic lead him to hold employment with the Douglas County School System, H&R Block as a store manager, and a volunteer AARP tax preparer. James was a master gardener, a great cook, and a DIYer in his spare time. He was a lifetime member of the Gate City Guard and a resident of Douglas County for 47 years.