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Beverly Kirk

KIRK, Beverly (Ruxer), age 58 of Brookville, OH. passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 at Greenbriar Nursing Home in Eaton, OH. after battling some time with Alzheimer’s disease.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Norma Sue (Nieman) Ruxer and her grandparents.  She was a 1978 graduate of Twin Valley South High school, a graduate of Miami Jacobs Business College and held a degree as an LPN.  She previously worked at Good Samaritan Hospital as a Labor and Delivery Nurse and retired as a dispatcher for the Ohio State Highway Patrol in 2015.  She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church, the Ohio Troopers Coalition, Fraternal Order of Police and the Ohio State Troopers Association.  She is survived by her husband, David Kirk of Brookville, OH., sister, Susan Warnecke of Swansea, IL., brother, Scott (Kim) Ruxer of New Lebanon, OH., in-laws, Walter and Barbara Kirk of Hilton Head, S.C. nieces, Brittany, Alexis , Laure and Chelsi, great niece Nora, nephews, Eric, Weston and Miles and life-long friend (and Favorite “ding-dong”) Theresa George, Eaton, OH.  Beverly loved to bake, travel, photograph nature, crochet and spend time with her much loved fur babies, Darcie and Toby.  A Celebration of Life will be held later this month at the Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm to honor Beverly.  Lindloff-Zimmerman Funeral Home of West Alexandria, OH. is in charge of her arrangements.  For condolences: www.lindloffzimmerman.com   In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations may be made to the local humane society, VITAS Hospice Assoc. or the Alzheimer's association of Greater Miami Valley in Beverly's name.

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You were an amazing dispatcher, and you'll be deeply missed by many.  Thanks for my "second" birthday cake.

Ryan Elsey Sep 10 2018 12:00 AM

I traveled this journey with you as I have many others. Though the hardest one, this has taught me strength, humility, patience and understanding. I know you are no longer in torment as to "why?" and I know you are finally resting peacefully. Fly high my friend.

Theresa Sep 8 2018 12:00 AM

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth,
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
Of sun-split clouds, --and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of --Wheeled and soared and swung
High in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring there
I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air...
Up, up the long, delirious, burning blue
I've topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace
Where never lark or even eagle flew --
And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod
The high untrespassed sanctity of space,
Put out my hand, and touched the face of God.
John Magee

Jan Gitz Sep 8 2018 12:00 AM

Fly high Bev!! Enjoy your Angel Wings . I will miss our conversations on the phone and all of the visits!!  Bev...you were one of the best sister in law anyone could have. I cherish all of our memories!! I'm very thankful you were Chelsi and. Eric's nurse when they were born. Nothing better than having your Aunt Bevy taking care of Chelsi and Eric the day they were born. It gave me so much peace knowing they were safe with you in the nursery!! I love you Bev!! I will miss you like crazy. Gone but NEVER forgotten

Kari Ruxer Miller Sep 8 2018 12:00 AM

Many thoughts and prayers to the entire Ruxer family

Ralph and Mary Lunsford Sep 8 2018 12:00 AM

On Thursday September 6, 2018 the world lost an. Angel and a bright light in this world. However, heaven gained that bright light and another angel. Bev, you always had a smile on your face and a kind word to say to everyone. My life (as a former dispatcher/Trooper's wife) will always be forever changed for having met you!! May you now be at peace and watch over all our super Troopers and all law enforcement world wide!! Please know that your kind heart and smile will live forever in all of us!! Rob (Opie), Krystal and Blake Lindenborn

Krystal Lindenborn Sep 8 2018 12:00 AM

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