Richard Carol Kirby went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Feb. 3, 2021.
He was born in Rainelle, W.Va., July 29, 1939, to Clarence and Rosa Kirby.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 50 years, his parents and several siblings.
He is survived by three sisters: Glenna Fitzwater, Sylvia McGuire and Patricia Miller; his son, Clifton Kirby (Erin); his daughter Angela Conner (Wayne); and grandchildren Troy Kirby (Summer), Kyle Kirby (Leah), Eric Kirby, Jonathan Conner (Lauren), Brooke Conner-Tsang (Aaron); and great-grandchildren Ryelynn, Arie, Lily, Marcus, Elysian, Saige, Ivory and Emberlyn.
Funeral services were held Saturday Feb. 6, 2021, at Little River Baptist Church at 11 a.m. with Pastor Billy Johnson and Pastor Bradley Turner officiating. The family received friends one hour prior to service time.