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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