Johnny Lee Kirkwood

Dec. 5, 1968 – Aug. 17, 2020

Johnny Lee Kirkwood, age

51, of Belcourt, N.D., passed

away on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020

at Altru Hospital, Grand Forks,


Johnny was born on Dec. 5,

1968, in Kemmerer to Allan and

Carol (DeCoteau) Kirkwood.

He was raised in Wyoming and

completed his education there as

well, graduating from Big Piney

High School. Johnny worked in

the oil and gas industry excelling

as a heavy equipment operator.

Johnny is survived by his

children, Annalee Kirkwood and

Ryan Knapp, both from Wyoming;

father, Allan Kirkwood of

Big Piney; siblings, Allan Kirkwood

of Belcourt, N.D., Pete

(Amy) Kirkwood, Randy (Cadi)

Kirkwood, Sheila (Cliff) Hoffmann;

two nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by

his mother, Carol Kirkwood.

A graveside service will be conducted in Big Piney at the Plainview Cemetery on Sept.

12, at 11 a.m. Following the service, a light lunch will be served at the Big Piney Park on

Front Street.


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