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Harold Kirby

Published 2:12pm Wednesday, April 10, 2013

April 8, 2013

A graveside service for Harold Kirby, 77, of Hartselle will be Wed., April 10, at 4 p.m. at Hartselle City Cemetery with Pastor Brent Gailey officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.

Visitation will be Wed., April 10, from 2-3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Kirby died Mon., April 8, 2013, at his residence, peacefully surrounded by family and friends. He was born June 4, 1935, in Lawrence County to Willie McKinley Kirby and Edna Velma Dunn Kirby. Mr. Kirby was a veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Harold was a very caring person and helped everyone that he could during his lifetime and went to join his loving wife of 49 years in Heaven. Mr. Kirby was retired from Decatur Utilities Gas Department as a foreman. He was preceded in death by his wife, JoAnn Dumas Kirby, his parents, five brothers, two sisters and great-grandchild, Jake Wayne Kenney.

He is survived by a daughter, Madonna Ann Kirby of Hartselle; a brother, Glenn Kirby; two sisters, Mavene Allen and Imogene Fagan; a grandchild, Melisha Ann Eddy Kenney; two great-grandchildren, Robert Dale Elscott and Kylie-Belle Kenney; and a special lady friend, Doris Massie.

Pallbearers will be Freeman Kirby, Glenn Kirby, Stanley Allen, Jonathan Clark, Raymond Dumas and Jackie Truett.

The family would like to give a special “thank you” to Hospice of the Valley for their special help and care.

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