Zirk, Catherine Payton

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Catherine Payton Zirk, 73, of Blacksburg, Va passed away on Thursday January 21, 2021. Catherine was preceded in death by her parents William Payton and Iva Grubb Payton as well as her daughter Mariah Zirk Johnson.

She is survived by her husband of 46 years. Gerald “ Gerry Zirk: two children Evelyn Boyle, and Senior Chief, Jason and Heather Zirk USN, Grandchildren Aaron Mccoy, Dylan Mccoy, and Willow Boyle, Two additional grandchildren raised mostly in her household Trinity Zirk and Payton Johnson . Her loving sister and best friend, Eleanor Garrison resides in Blacksburg, VA.; as well as a special cousin Geofrey Grubb that also resides in Blacksburg, VA.

Catherine was born in Blacksburg, VA in 1947 and graduated from Blacksburg High School in 1965. She worked for the National Bank of Blacksburg for 42 years in the Bookkeeping Department. She was an active member in her church, Blacksburg Christian Church, as well as a member of the Disciples Women’s Ministry.

Due to the current COVID 19 restrictions and health considerations for friends and family, a memorial service and Celebration of Her Life will be held at a later date that will be announced when more favorable and safe conditions exist. The family appreciates your understanding during this time of mourning. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.