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Final salute in granite

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‘Ole Man’ James Kirk Jr. called first-rate cop, community hero

By Greg Summers

A 10th name was added Wednesday to the black-granite monument at the corner of Dunlap and Catawba streets that honors our law officers who died in the line of duty.
The name of Deputy James L. “Ole Man” Kirk Jr. was unveiled after a standing-room-only ceremony in the Historic Lancaster County Courthouse. The memorial service was supposed to be outside, but a pelting rain drove it indoors.
The 57-year-old Kirk died April 24, 2018, after collapsing from an apparent heart attack during firearms training at the firing range on Kennel Lane.


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