Wayne Morris Kirby, 73, resident of 6069 Highway 252, husband of Nancy Davis Kirby died Saturday, January 19, 2013 at his home.
Born in Princeton, November 25, 1939, he was a son of the late Charles Haskell and Margaret Dobbins Kirby. Mr. Kirby was in the grocery business for most of his life and was retired from Piggly Wiggly in Ware Shoals.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle.
He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Ware Shoals.
Mr. Kirby was preceded in death by a brother, Bobby A. Kirby and wife Carolyn.
Surviving in addition to his wife of fifty-four years of the home are a daughter, Sharon Davis and husband Mike of Greenwood; son, Wayne C. Kirby of the home and his fiancée, Mary P. Laverne; two granddaughters, Kirby Price and husband Buck of Camp Lejeune, NC and Sarah Davis of Greenwood; one great granddaughter, Zanna Davis, also of Greenwood; and a nephew Gary Kirby and wife Angela of Clemson and his three sons.
A memorial service will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 PM from the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Hans Wunch officiating.
The family is at the home and will receive friends Tuesday at the funeral home immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the Humane Society of Greenwood, PO Box 49776, Greenwood, SC 29649.
For online condolences please visit www.blythfuneralhome.com.
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Kirby family.