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Lucky Kenneth Kirby

Lucky Kenneth Kirby
  • September 10, 1935 - December 20, 2020
  • Beech Creek, Kentucky

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“Great memories of Lucky and Doris when we pastored the first missionary baptist church in hessville, indiana. Both were good and faithful members. ...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: reedman and charlene vaught - TN

“LUCKY Was one of a Kind LAKE Guy,What I remember of him he loved to set around the old Shady Cliff Bait shopand tale a lot of Fish Tales and Stories...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Durward Thomas - Family Friend

“Lucky was a great friend neighbor to us over at the Beech Creek Mohon home. Always had a smile on his face.He will be missed.HcQhP ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Glenn Mohon - White House, TN

“Jeff, Tony, Kami & Anna --So much loss in a very short period of time. Lucky & Doris have been our dear friends since our High School days at Hughes...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Ron Hunt - Madisonville, KY

“Jeff, I was so sorry to hear of your father's passing,please know you will be in my prayers & thoughts. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Joan McClellan - Powderly, KY


BEECH CREEK – Lucky Kenneth Kirby, 85, of Beech Creek, died Sunday, December 20, 2020, at 9:30PM at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mr. Kirby was born September 10, 1935, in Greenville. He was a tipple loader at Graham Hill Coal Mines, was a member of Second Baptist Church in Greenville, and was a U.S. Army veteran. Lucky had a passion for children and wanted to do his part to make sure their needs were met. He was a Santa's helper for over 35 years. He served on the Muhlenberg County School Board for 34 years, and worked with the Muhlenberg County Opportunity Center donating his time and resources. He was a long-time member of the Hazel Creek Masonic Lodge. He was never at a loss for conversation or without a smile or laugh. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Birdie Kirby; wife Doris Kirby; brother Junior Kirby; and sisters Dorothy Hardison, Ruby Carver, and Grace Mann.

He is survived by his children, Jeff (Jackie) Kirby of Greenville, Tony (Shirley) Kirby of Beech Creek, and Kami (Jimmy) Swansey of Central City; grandchildren Kristen (Stuart) Rice, Kayce (Dusty) Miller, Holly Kirby, Amy Kirby, and Brandon Swansey and Kelcey Jones; great-grandchildren Carver and Sawyer Rice, Piper and Stella Miller, Rachiel Lee, and Jerzee Scisney; and sister Anna Baxter.

Funeral services will be Sunday, December 27, 2020, at 1:00PM at Tucker Beechmont Funeral Home, with Rev. Curtis McGehee officiating. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday after 5:00PM and Sunday after 12:00 noon at the funeral home. Family and friends are asked to wear a face covering, in accordance with the governor's mandate. Capacity will be limited to comply with current state guidelines. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.