Dusty Kirkland, 62, of Vidor died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 in Beaumont.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with cremation to follow. A gathering of family and friends will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Memorial Funeral Home.

Born on June 9, 1950 and a native of Beaumont, he was a longtime resident Vidor. Dusty was a Boilermaker with Local Union #587.

Dusty is survived by his daughter Sharrah Self; son Joseph Kirkland; mother Tommye Kirkland; brother Sandy Kirkland; and nine grandchildren.