Mark E. Kirby Obituary
TIPP CITY — Mark E. Kirby, age 56, of Tipp City, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Lutheran Hospital of Ft. Wayne, IN as a result of a trucking accident. He was born on August 21, 1959 in Troy, OH to the late James and Mary (Trick) Kirby. His wife of 35 years, Penny Kirby, survives.
In addition to his wife and parents, Mark is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law: Lisa and Kyle Bigelow and Kacie and Blake Lavy, all of Troy; three brothers: Mike Kirby of Fletcher, Gary Kirby of Greenville and Randy Kirby of Sidney; one brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Dean and Beth Hunter of Troy; and five grandchildren: Mackenzie and Carson Lavy and Baylee, Ellee and A. J. Bigelow. He was preceded in death by one grandson: Griffin Bigelow; and two sisters: Kim Kirby and Sandy Kirby.
Mark was a 1977 graduate of Miami East High School. He was a self employed truck driver. Mark loved spending time with his grandkids and was an avid enthusiast of older cars. He was also a big fan of watching westerns.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Baird Funeral Home in Troy with Rev. Dr. Richard Culp officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Troy, OH. Friends may call from 4-8 PM on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association , 1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311 or American Heart Association , 1313 West Dorothy Lane, Kettering, OH 45409. Friends may express condolences to the family through http://www.bairdfuneralhome.com
Published in Troy Daily News from Sept. 4 to Sept. 5, 2015
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