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“Gracie, we are so sorry for your loss of your dear husband and our Brother-in-Law who we loved. He was always so nice to us. Our Love and Prayers to...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Naomi Inez McBride - Fort Worth, TX

“Gracie, I am so sorry for your loss. Kirby was such a great friend to my Dad. They were best buds. I'm sure the condo community will miss him a lot....Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Carol Garms - Corbin, KY

“Gracie, I am so sorry for your loss. Kirby was so nice and kind to everyone. I know he will be missed by all but especially by you and other family...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Barbara Howard - Louisville, KY

“So sorry for your loss Gracie. Kirby was a friend to all and was such a wonderful person in my Dad's life. He was his favorite person at the condo...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Judy Crippin - Louisville, KY


William Kirby Jr.

BEECH CREEK -- William Kirby Jr., 78, of Beech Creek, died Monday, March 8, 2010, in Louisville. He was born Oct. 12, 1931, in Muhlenberg County. He was a plumber and member of Ebenezer Baptist Church and the Hazel Creek Masonic Lodge for more than 50 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Crafton Kirby; his parents, Bill and Birdie Kirby; and sisters, Ruby Carver, Grace Mann and Dorothy Hardison.

Survivors include his wife, Gracie Yadon Kirby of Beech Creek; a son, Billy (Teresa) Kirby of Beechmont; daughters, Marsha (Ray) Curry of Beechmont and Tina Phillips of St. Louis; grandchildren, Kirby Phillips, McCall Phillips, Katelyn Storm, Kelly Storm and Lilly Kirby; a brother, Lucky Kirby of Beech Creek; and a sister, Anna Baxter of Central City.

Services are at 11 a.m. Thursday at Tucker Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Casebier officiating. Burial is in Ebenezer Cemetery. Visitation is after 5 p.m. today with Masonic services at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home, 113 N. Third St. Central City. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Muhlenberg Campus Madisonville Community College. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.