KIRBY JR. LOUIS EMUELLGREENVILLE, KY., Louis Emuell Kirby, Jr., 69, of Greenville passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at his residence. He was born in Nashville, TN on May 28, 1952 the son of the late Louis Emuell Kirby, Sr and Ramer Neeley Ford Kirby. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Greenville. He retired in August 1991 as a Staff Sergeant in the Army after 20 years and later retired from the Green River Correctional Facility in Central City.

Mr. Kirby was survived by his wife of 41 ½ years Karen Sue Gill Kirby of Greenville, 4 sons Coby Luther of TN., Shad (Megan) Kirby of Greenville, Seth Kirby of Greenville, and Zachary (Tonya-Marie) Kirby of Newburgh, IN., 2 daughters Kaitlen (Christopher) Tuliloa of Greenville and Megan (Jordan) Kirby-Winsett of Greenville, 9 grandchildren Ross, Sam, McKenzie, McKayla, William, Indiana, Timothy, Ellora, and Juliette, 4 sisters Linda Kirby of TN., Betty Woodham of TN., Cathey Rigtrup of TN., and Syble Gentry of TN., special nephew Rick Hoback of Nashville, TN.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 from 11:00 AM until time of funeral at 1:00 PM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Greenville, KY.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at 1:00 PM at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Dean Road in Greenville, KY with Bishop Kenny McCarraher officiating. Burial will be at the Western Kentucky Veterans’ Cemetery in Hopkinsville, KY at 12:00 PM on Thursday, February 17, 2022 with military honors. Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville is in charge of arrangements.

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