Anthony Birkenkamp, 56


Anthony “Tony” Birkenkamp, 56, of Litchfield, died on Monday, July 4, 2022, at 4:42 a.m. at his home with his family by his side.

Visitation will be held Friday, July 8, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Litchfield Family Funeral Service. Funeral services will follow, beginning at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with his daughter, Toi Knippel, officiating. Burial will be held at Elm Lawn Cemetery in Litchfield.

Mr. Birkenkamp was born Oct. 1, 1965, in Litchfield, to Terry and Paula (Kean) Birkenkamp. He married Malissa Davidson on Feb. 17, 1984, and she survives.

He attended Litchfield High School.

In his younger years, Mr. Birkenkamp was employed by Action Cycle in Litchfield, where he worked on motorcycles and various other off-road vehicles. Later, he owned and operated TNT Lawn Care.

He enjoyed restoring and collecting vintage bicycles and riding his motorcycle. He could always make everyone smile and have a good belly laugh with the stories he would tell. He could make light of any situation and enjoyed having a good time. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

In addition to his wife and father, Mr. Birkenkamp is survived by his sons, Kyle (Sara) Jarman and Travis (Lea) Birkenkamp, both of Litchfield; daughter, Toi (Bryan) Knippel of Litchfield; grandchildren, Kylynn Jarman, Aiden Heisman, Ty White, Alexia Birkenkamp, Lily Birkenkamp, Wrigley Birkenkamp and Rylee Knippel; brother, Jeffery (Caren) Birkenkamp of Ballwin, MO; sister, Renee (Scott) Chandler of Litchfield; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

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