SALEM -- Robert Lee Kerby, 79, of East Main Street, died early Friday,
March 2, 2001, at his home.|
He was born May 5, 1921 in Henrietta in Calhoun County, a son of the
late John Lee and Biddie A. Wright Kerby.
His wife, Phyllis J. (Jackie) Kerby, survives.
Also surviving are one son, Robert Lee Kerby II, Salem; three
daughters, Mrs. George (Debbie) Myers, New Martinsville,
Barbara Kerby, Durham, N.C., and Mrs. Neil (Saren) Swentzel, West
Union; two sisters, Mrs. Cleburn (Flora) Gherke and
Bertha Webster, both of Grantsville; and eight grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.
Mr. Kerby was a member of the Vermont Baptist Church, being a song
leader, teacher and deacon in the church.
He was also a member and past Master of Salem Lodge No. 84, A.F. &
A.M., a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, with
membership in the Wheeling and Clarksburg bodies, a member of Adoniram
Chapter No. 11, R.A. AAONOMS of
Mr. Kerby was a retired purchasing agent for Consolidated Gas Supply
Corp. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army,
having served during World War II.
Friends may call at the Greathouse Funeral Home, Salem, from 1-9 p.m.
Monday. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m.
Tuesday at the Vermont Baptist Church with the Rev. Robert Merritt
officiating. Interment will be in K. of P. Cemetery.
The brethren of Salem Lodge No. 84, A.F. & A.M. will assemble at the
Lodge Room at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday for the purpose
of attending and conducting graveside Masonic rites for Brother Robert