Michael "Yarke" Arthur Kirkpatrick of Saint Peters, MO, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at the age of 45. He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Kirkpatrick and Victoria (Robert) Kirkpatrick-Hiles; his brother Matthew Kirkpatrick; and his grandparents Roy and Bernadette Dallam.
Michael is survived by his children Alexander (Mackenzie O'Connor) Kirkpatrick and Jacob Kirkpatrick; his grandchildren, Isaiah Alexander Kirkpatrick, Carson Matthew Kirkpatrick; his previous wife, Jessica Kirkpatrick; his stepbrother, Kirk Hiles and Kirk's mother, Betsy who Yarke always looked up to; his aunt Kimberly Malloy and his niece, Kinley Hiles.
Michael was a caring father who enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a dear friend of many who enjoyed his sense of humor as he always had something funny to say and loved to make people laugh and smile. Michael was an animal lover, especially his cats. He also enjoyed working on computers. Michael was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
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