Quinn Derek Kirkland, 60, of West Mifflin, was born June 4, 1962, in McKeesport, PA. He was the beloved son of Helen (Ruffin) Kirkland and the late Edward D. Giles.
Quinn graduated from Duquesne High School. Shortly after, Quinn joined the military; but that wasn’t for him. Quinn was known as DJ Peach. He played at the Name of the Game and Broc & Newts Bar.
The love of Quinn’s life was Malaya Marie Jo Kirkland. She was the light in his eyes! He loved his daughter dearly! We have fond memories of Quinn at cookouts; you could always count on him to be on the grill.
Quinn passed away peacefully on March 11, 2023. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Giles; siblings, Mack Brown, Neil, Kevin Giles, William Kirkland, Sonya Kirkland-Harvey, Gee Gee Giles, and Cheryl Dawson,
Quinn is survived by his beloved mother, Helen Ruffin Kirkland; daughter, Malaya Marie Jo Kirkland; six sisters, Jewelene Kirkland, Penny Kirkland, Pamela Davis, Tonya Lee, Michelle Robinson, JoAnn Kirkland-Lipscomb; three brothers, Mark Giles, Paul Kirkland, Rev. Craig (Ronita) Giles; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Quinn was a Brother and Friend to many!
The Family would prefer monetary contributions in lieu of flowers, which would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance. Please contact JoAnn Kirkland-Lipscomb
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