Alvin Kirk Strobel of Delmar passed away on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020 at his home.

He was born on April 20, 1943 in Baltimore, Md., a son of the late Alvin M. Strobel and Inez (Turner) Strobel.

Kirk proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force as an Airman Third Class. He worked as a communications tech for AT&T in Baltimore until his retirement in 1990. He loved to draw and was an avid reader of books and magazines. He will be remembered by his family as a very giving person.

He is survived by his loving wife, Della Strobel; uncle, Edward Hawkins, Jr.; best friend, Newton Mallard; close friends, Michael and Joyce Hogan and Franklin and Amanda Walker; cousins, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Weaver; special cats, Summer, Angel, and Neko; and many extended friends and family members.

Services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are in the care of Short Funeral Home in Delmar. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting