Donnie Kirksey Death – Dead, Obituary, Funeral, Cause Of Death, Passed Away: On December 28th, 2020, InsideEko Media learned about the death of Donnie Kirksey through social media publications made on Twitter.
InsideEko is yet to confirm Donnie Kirksey’s cause of death as no health issues, accident or other causes of death have been learned to be associated with the passing.
This death has caused a lot of friends and family of Kirksey so much hurt. It is in that mourning spirit that the concerned persons have taken to social media to share tributes to the deceased and condolences to the affected family.
Tributes To Donnie Kirksey
Across social media users’ timelines are statements that show respect, admiration, and gratitude towards Kirksey as people mourn the passing.
Our Flames Family is saddened to learn that former @UIC_MBB assistant coach Donnie Kirksey has passed away. A legendary figure in the Chicago basketball community, DK was on our bench from 2010-14 and helped #UIC reach postseason in 2013 for the 1st time in 9 years.
RIP, DK pic.twitter.com/aTTEhzVZCS
— UIC FL🔥MES ATHLETICS (@uicflames) December 28, 2020
Donnie “DK” Kirksey had such a presence, was always smiling, was the life of the party, and connected with young people so well. Such a loss. Sending heartfelt condolences to his family and all the many lives he touched. May God forgive his sins and grant him eternal peace. https://t.co/FjlLX6aeRN
— Nia Abdullah (@NiaAbdullahHU) December 28, 2020
Sad day with the awful news this morning of Donnie Kirksey passing away, a friend and just a fun, jovial, good-natured man who always tried to find a way to make things better. He’s been a longtime Chicago basketball figure at both the college and high school level for decades.
— Joe Henricksen (@joehoopsreport) December 28, 2020
A truly sad day for the family and friends of Donnie Kirksey.The Chicago Basketball community lost a great man who made a difference. We pray for him and his loved ones. Rest in Heavenly Peace DK. You will be greatly missed. pic.twitter.com/1RBpGHaCbU
— Bosco Institute (@DonBoscoHoops) December 28, 2020
Terrible news. Donnie Kirksey was a great man who always brought positive energy to any gym that he was in. Heaven got a great one but earth lost another great soul. #RIPDonnieKirksey pic.twitter.com/5NIr3nGVT7
— Richard Carter (@rickcarter23) December 28, 2020
Broken this morning as I learned of the passing of Coach Donnie Kirksey. Just spoke to him on Xmas and told him I loved him. A Chicago legend who will never be forgotten. More than a Coach, a dear friend and mentor. Rest Easy DK. @JuwanHoward @rodstrickland74 pic.twitter.com/9HRaWUu2Kb
— DePaul Prep MBB (@DePaulPrepMBB) December 28, 2020
So sad to hear about the passing of Chicago legend Donnie Kirksey. A good man, a good friend who impacted so many lives as a mentor & a coach. #RIP “DK”. Thoughts & 🙏🏾 are with his family. pic.twitter.com/gLzxxCc8Bh
— LaVall Jordan (@LaVall_Jordan) December 28, 2020
So sadden to hear the news about my friend, colleague & running-mate at UIC, Donnie Kirksey. DK passed away this morning. He was a wonderful person who always had a smile & a kind word for everyone he met. God bless his wife Dionne & rest of DK’s family. A true loss. RIP DK 🙏 pic.twitter.com/MbL7y5BZd3
— Al Biancalana (@AlBiancalana) December 28, 2020
Prayers up for the family of Donnie Kirksey “DK”. May God grant him the highest of paradise. Always had a positive outlook and was willing to help people in any way. From God we come to God we return. #ripDK
— Amir Abdur-Rahim (@sunsetAMIR) December 28, 2020
Donnie Kirksey was good friend of mine. I’m sadden to hear he passed away. He knew my family well, my mom mentored him at the Southside Y (71st Y the Real Y). We always had great battles when we coached against each other. I will truly miss you Coach DK!
T. Head pic.twitter.com/itf7JGLq5F
— Coach Terry Head (@LeavonHead2) December 28, 2020
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