Mr. William “Bill” Robert Kirby, age 67 of Lyles, TN died on March 11, 2022 at the St. Thomas Hickman Hospital in Centerville, TN.
Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 1:30 PM at the Clark Cemetery in Huntingdon, TN. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at the Dilday-Carter Funeral Home in Huntingdon, TN. Military Honors will be observed at the graveside.
He was born on November 19, 1954 and joined the U.S. Navy in 1974. Mr. Kirby was a Naval Aviation Electronics Technician and an Aviation Warfare Systems Operator. He retired from the service in 1994 with his last assignment to the USS George Washington Aircraft Carrier to which he was also a plank owner. Mr. Kirby also retired from the State of Tennessee, Department of Labor and Workforce Development. He enjoyed the hobby of woodworking.
Mr. Kirby is survived by his wife, Vera Lynn Kirby; his children, Venessa (Josh) Kirby, Jeffory (Erica) Kirby, Robin (Harry) Taylor; his sisters, Linda Kirby, and Angela (Randy) Crossno; his grandchildren, Case Kirby, Valerie Bearden, Jimmy Bearden, Julianna Kirby, Abigale Taylor; his nieces and nephews, Timothy Bath, Maria (William) Barnes, Blake (Emily) Crossno, Brenna (Kaden) Kennedy, Brett Crossno, and Juliet Johnston.
Dilday-Carter Funeral Home in charge of arrangements 731-986-8281.
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