David M. Kirby, age 84 of Oxford, died peacefully surrounded by his family on October 31, 2021.
He married Donna A. Gingell on January 12, 1957. He was a member of the Thomas United Methodist Church, retired from a career at General Motors, and served on the Oxford Fire Department for approximately 20 years. David was known as a deer hunter, fisherman and avid bowler.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Donna; his children Richard (Donna) Kirby, Gregory (Kimberly) Kirby, and Annette Hunt; 8 grandchildren: Sarah (Joel) Budacki, Kristin Kirby, Kris (Rachelle) Kirby, Stephanie (Craig) Latz, Rachael Hunt, Kolin Kirby, Brandan Hunt and Dalton Hunt; 11 great-grandchildren and his brother William Kirby.
He was preceded in death by his parents Welby and Laura Kirby and his brother Robert Kirby.
Funeral from Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 39 W. Burdick, Oxford, on Thursday, November 4 at 11 a.m. Visitation will take place at the funeral home today (Wednesday) from 1-7 p.m. and on Thursday from 10-11 a.m. Interment Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Oakwood. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to McLaren Hospice.