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Prominent Jackson attorney William “Bill” Kirksey dies at 67

Prominent Jackson attorney William “Bill” Kirksey dies at 67
Prominent Jackson attorney William “Bill” Kirksey dies at 67
Published: May. 13, 2019 at 11:19 AM CDT
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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A prominent Jackson attorney who often appeared on WLBT has died.

Bill Kirksey had been a criminal defense lawyer in Jackson for more than 40 years when he died on Saturday, surrounded by his family.

He was involved in a number of high-profile cases over the years -- and at one time taught law students at Mississippi College.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Tuesday and 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Wednesday. His funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wright and Ferguson in Flowood.

Kirskey was married to his wife, Beverly, for 39 years and had two grown children.

He was 67 years old.

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