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Milton Ray “Bud” Kirby

Published 8:41am Monday, December 9, 2013

December 6, 2013 

Funeral for Milton Ray “Bud” Kirby, 82, of Danville will be Mon., Dec. 9, at 1 p.m. at the Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Tom Salter and Forrest Long officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.

Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be Sun., Dec. 8, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home.

Mr. Kirby died Fri., Dec. 6, 2013, at Huntsville Hospital. He was born July 1, 1931, in Morgan County to Carl and Mable Kirby.Mr. Kirby was retired from Monsanto and was a Korean War Veteran. He was a cattle farmer and a member of the Morgan County Cattlemen’s Association. Mr. Kirby was a member of Johnson Chapel United Methodist Church and a little league baseball coach and umpire. Mr. Kirby was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean Kirby; an infant son, David Kirby; two brothers, Malcolm Kirby and Sherman Kirby; and his parents.

He is survived by three sons, Brady Kirby, Sr. and wife Beth of Columbia, Tenn., Barry Kirby and wife Laura of Opelika, Carlton Kirby and Paul of Atlanta, Ga.; a daughter, Ralene Gillespie of Trinity; a brother, Kyle Kirby and wife Dorothy of Hartselle; two sisters, Ruby Story and husband J.T. of Hartselle and Shirley Standridge and husband Kenneth of Danville; sisters, in-law, Katie Kirby of Danville and Ann Kirby of Hartselle; special friend,Betty Roberts; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.





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