The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

August 10, 2013

Howard Leroy Kirby

Palestine Herald-Press

— Services for Howard Leroy Kirby, 81, of Garland, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Bailey & Foster Chapel with the Rev. Charles McNeal officiating. Burial will follow in Fort Houston Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster Palestine.

Mr. Kirby passed away Thursday in Garland.  

He was born Oct. 21, 1931 in Palestine to Charlie Howard Kirby and Elsie Defacio Kirby.  

Mr. Kirby was a photographer, and served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dorothy Nash Kirby; sister, Betty Bond; and brother, Ernest Kirby.  He is survived by son Keith Kirby, sisters; Debbie Jones, Shirley Cooper, June Koenig, Carolyn Donaldson and Margaret Jeffcoat.

Condolence calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Bailey & Foster Palestine.

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