Glennis E. "Buck" Kirby, 68 - Big Springs

Glennis E. "Buck" Kirby, 68, of Big Springs, West Virginia, went to be with his Lord and Savior June 18, 2008.

He was born April 23, 1940 in Ritchie County, a son of Lola E. Kirby of Big Springs, and the late James O. Kirby.

He was a former employee of Rubber Fabricators of Grantsville, WV, he was a retired carpenter and he was a farmer throughout his life. He was a member of the Blessed Hope Baptist Church where he was a trustee.

Buck is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Margaret A. Holbert Kirby, a daughter and son-in-law, Allen and Tina Dawson of Five Forks, WV; a foster daughter, Sandra and Dean Gudex of Wisconsin; the joy of his life, his grandson, Kenny D. Dawson of Five Forks; three sisters, Mestil Richards of Parkersburg, WV, Wanda Moore of Mogadore, Ohio, and Betty and Ernest Wagoner of Big Bend, WV, and his step-father-in-law, Verlin Millican.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21 at Blessed Hope Baptist Church. Reverends Frank Smith and Alfred Hickman will officiate. Interment will be in Fluharty Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Friday evening from 6 to 9 p.m. at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, and from noon to to 2 p.m. at the church Saturday.