KIRKWOOD, Rick – It is with heavy hearts the family announces the passing of Rick at Sudbury Regional Hospital on Thursday September 14, 2017, of Waterford at the age of 65. Best friend, partner and husband of Betty (Mann). Loving father of Eryn Kirkwood. Cherished son of Bee and the late Wally Kirkwood. Loved brother of Ralph, Bob (and Sandy), and sister-in-law Barbara (and Tom) Malone. Rick will also be sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and friends. Predeceased by brother Ronnie. Rick was a helicopter pilot for 45 years for public and private industries. In Memory of Rick, the family invites you to Waterford Legion Branch 123 on Sunday September 24, 2017 from 1-4 pm. As expressions of sympathy donations to Camp Trillium Rainbow Lake or Sudbury Regional Hospital would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted with THOMPSON-MOTT FUNERAL HOME, Waterford (519-443-5332)