JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Neal D. Kirby

Neal D. Kirby, 64, of Nason, Illinois died 10:45 p.m. Friday June 6, 2008, 
at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois.

Neal was born July 15, 1943 in Calhoun, GA. the son of Leonard Neal and 
Lois (Denny) Kirby. He married Ruth Cochran on December 14, 1963 in 
Kankakee, IL. and she survives. 

He was a retired teamster of Local 710 and was a wonderful husband, 
excellent father, and a perfect “Pawpaw”. 

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Kirby of Nason, Illinois; one son, 
Wayne Kirby & wife Jackie and one daughter, Lisa and husband Jim Stewart 
all of Nason, IL. One brother, Jerry Kirby & wife Linda of Scotts Hill, TN. 
and one sister, Delores Northcutt of Atlanta, Ga. Three grand children, 
Zack Holtz, Coty and Scottie Stewart. Many beloved family members. 

He was preceded in death by his Parents and step-mother Pearl Kirby. 

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at Newell 
Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with Brother Jesse Alan officiating. Interment 
will follow at Abner Cemetery in Nason. Friends may call on Tuesday from 
5-8 p.m. at the Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, IL. 

For more information call Newell Funeral Home at 618-246-0100 
  


Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: June 9, 2008
Submitted by Kiowana Hayes Ferguson
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