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Virgil Laxton Kirby
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1923
Bloomburg
Cass County
Texas, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 2003
Bowie County
Texas, USA

Virgil was retired from Texarkana Concrete, a World War II veteran, and the best Papaw anyone could ask for. He survived losing 3 fingers off his right hand, and losing his left arm. He was preceeded in death by his son Virgil Larry Kirby, and three grandchildren-Stephanie, Kimberly and Matthew Kirby. He is survived by his wife Joyce Kirby, his daughter Jean Phillips;5 sons, Michael Kirby, Ronnie Kirby, W.L. Kirby, Jesse Kirby and Kenneth Kirby; 2 brothers, James Austin Kirby, and AJ Kirby;one sister Shelba Whisenant;24 grandchildren;40 great-grandchildren;4 great-great grandchildren;and a number of other relatives. The majority of his family still reside in Redwater, Texas. 
 
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 Parents:
  Almus J. Kirby (1896 - 1974)
  Kassie Ella Howell Kirby (1904 - 1991)
 
 Spouse:
  Joyce Faye Kirby (1932 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Virgil Laxton Kirby (1923 - 2003)
  James Austin Kirby (1925 - 2014)*
  Curtis Kirby (1928 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rock Hill Cemetery
Redwater
Bowie County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Katrina
Record added: Feb 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13426477
Virgil Laxton Kirby
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Virgil Laxton Kirby
Added by: Mike Lusk
 
Virgil Laxton Kirby
Added by: Mike Lusk
 
 
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In Memory - World War II Veteran
- Judy Blacksher
 Added: Mar. 10, 2012
I saw a man one day that made me look twice. He had on a cowboy hat and a snap shirt and when I looked closer, I was really surprised to see that he only had one arm. For a minute there I would swear I caught a glimpse of your grin. I love you and miss yo...(Read more)
- Katrina
 Added: Jun. 22, 2010

- A Green
 Added: Jun. 29, 2008
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