J.D. Kirby, 72, of Cumming, died Sept. 20, 2017.
A member of New Harmony Baptist Church, J.D. loved the outdoors, photography, trout fishing and camping.
His wife Mary (Jean) Kirby; brothers, Junior Kirby, Donald Kirby and M.C. Kirby; and sisters, Dorothy Biddy and Elaine Brooks, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Stanley and Amy Kirby of Cleveland, Tony and Tessa Kirby of Cumming, Jason and Theresa Kirby of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Haven, David, Avery, Emily, Paige, KayLee, Samantha, Cynthia, Kevin, Kailyn and Kyler; four great-grandchildren; siblings, G.W. and Rounette Kirby of Cumming, Jean Oliver of Cumming, Ricky Kirby of Cumming; several nieces and nephews; various other relatives also survive.
The family received friends at the funeral home from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 21 and from 11 a.m. Sept. 22 until the service hour.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Sept. 22 in the Ingram Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ruel Martin and Rev. James Samples officiating. Interment followed at Sawnee View Gardens.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory in Cumming was in charge of arrangements.