Dan R. Kirk, 79, of Vidor died Monday, March 20, 2006 at Christus St. Elizabeth in Beaumont. A native of Beaumont, TX, he had lived in Vidor since 1946. Dan was an Electrician with I.B.E.W. Local Union #749 and served his country during WWII in the Merchant Marines. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Vidor and a member of the American Legion in Beaumont. Dan was the first president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2006 at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor. Visitation will begin at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2006 at Memorial Funeral Home. Dan is survived by his wife Julia "Judy" Kirk of Vidor, TX, son: Dan R. Kirk, Jr and his wife Martha of Vidor, TX, daughters: Dianna Jackson of Vidor, TX, Marsha Green and her husband Brice of Aransas Pass, TX, Karen Abshire and her husband Scott of Evergreen , CO, Brother: Albert Kirk of Rose City, TX, 8 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.