GREENVILLE — Funeral services for Lawrence Edward Kirby, 86, of Greenville, was at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 22, at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Thursday, June 17, 2021, at Delta Health-The Medical Center. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville, under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Mr. Kirby was born Nov. 15, 1934, in Wilmar, Arkansas, to the late Edward D. Kirby and Evora E. Hogue Kirby. He moved to Greenville after high school and retired from Miller Transport Company. Mr. Kirby enjoyed fishing, squirrel hunting and shelling pecans.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Kirby; sisters, Joann Miller of Virginia and Linda Kirby, of Greenville; and a brother, Buddy Kirby, of Greenville.
He is survived by two sons, Tommy (Theresa) Kirby, of Greenville, and Mike (Tammie) Kirby, of Breaux Bridge, LA; a daughter, Traci (Scott) Kirby Heigle, of Biloxi; eight grandchildren, Caitlin, Thomas (Mary), Mike (Lindsey), Jenna (Adam), Blake, Justin (Brooke), Dale, Craig (Jessica) and BJ (Brittany); and 11 great-grandchildren.
There was a visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers were Buster Mascagni, John Loyacono, Tommy Pittman, Thomas Pittman, Mark Edwards and Todd Olm and honorary pallbearers are Keith Chunn and Justin Wade.