Kirk Robert Uetz

Kirk Robert UetzKirk Robert Uetz passed away suddenly Jan. 20, 2020, at his Ridgecrest residence. He was 60.

He was born July 12, 1959, to Patricia Lee (Riley) Uetz and Clifford George. He was raised and lived in Ridgecrest his whole life. He went to school in Trona. He was married in Las Vegas, Nev., to Carrie Charron on Jan. 11, 2011.

He worked at Global Sulfur for 20 years and traveled a lot to places like Indiana, the Virgin Islands and Illinois.

He loved playing with his grandson, Sebastian Chase Carter. He was an L.A. Dodgers fan. He had a deep love for Jehovah God and his dear son, Jesus Christ. Kirk’s faith was strong — he was looking forward to living in God’s promised new world. He was a very loving person.

Loving, Caring, Compassionate, Stubborn.

He is survived by his wife Carrie (Charron) Uetz; grandson, Sebastian Chase Carter; stepchildren, Ashley (Melo) Charron of Clermont, Ga., Butch Doan of Ridgecrest and Samantha Sheely of Portage, Ind.; mother, Patricia Lee (Riley) Uetz of Ridgecrest; brother, Richard Michael (Kathy) Uetz of Ridgecrest; and niece, Amanda Uetz of Ridgecrest.

He was preceded in death by father, Clifford George Uetz (1927-1995) and sister, Julie Elaine Utez (1958-59).

Union Cemetery in Bakersfield is handling cremation arrangements.

— Submitted by the family of Kirk R. Uetz

Story First Published: 2020-02-07