June 20, 1958 - July 5, 2020
Donald "Donnie" Ray Kirby, age 62, of Roan Mountain passed away peacefully at home and went on to be with his Heavenly Father Sunday, July 5, 2020. Donnie was born in Bristol, TN to the late Estil Glenwood and Helen Mae Stout Kirby. Donnie was a loving and wonderful husband, father, Poppy, a friend to everyone and a devoted man of God. He served as Pastor on two separate occasions at Upper Shell Creek Christian Church for a total of 10 plus years. He was successful in starting his own contracting business, Universal Services. Donnie loved to hunt grouse, golf, play with his grandkids and to travel. Those left to cherish his memories include his wife of nearly 29 years, Beverly Gail Taylor Kirby, of Roan Mountain, TN; children, Kendra Michele Holly and husband, Jeremy, of Bluff City, TN and Nicole Leigh Denton and husband, Caleb, of Elizabethton, TN; grandchildren, Addison Holly, Kensley Holly of Bluff City, Selah Denton, Kelsey Denton, and Jayden Denton of Elizabethton; siblings, Ron Kirby and wife, Diane, of Elizabethton and Chana Kirby and dear friend, Brian Allen, of Elizabethton. The family would like to offer a special thanks to Upper Shell Creek Christian Church Family and friends who have visited, called, provided meals, thoughts and prayers. A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 pm Friday, July 10, 2020 at Happy Valley Memorial Park, Gethsemane section in Johnson City, TN with Dr. Joe Harvey and Minister John Smith officiating. Pallbearers will be selected from friends and family. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers can donate to Upper Shell Christian Church, 509 Teaberry Rd, Roan Mountain, TN 37687; American Diabetes Association by contact at [email protected] or calling 1-888-700-7029; and Heart Association., 3101 Browns Mill Road Suite 6, Johnson City, TN 37604. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com Donnie and his family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office 423-542-2232, service information line, 423-543-4917.
Donald "Donnie" Ray Kirby, age 62, of Roan Mountain passed away peacefully at home and went on to be with his Heavenly Father Sunday, July 5, 2020. Donnie was born in Bristol, TN to the late Estil Glenwood and Helen Mae Stout Kirby. Donnie... View Obituary & Service Information
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