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Kent Kirby

Age 81 of Owosso passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Memorial Healthcare.

A Prayer Service will be held 1:00 pm Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Nelson-House Funeral Home with Pastor Marlene Webster officiating. The family will receive friends at Nelson-House Funeral Home on Saturday from 12:30 pm until the time of service.

Kent was born November 12, 1936 in Owosso, the son of Milo and Grace (Morely) Kirby.

He was a 1955 graduate of Owosso High School and married his wife of 55 years, Ethel Newell in 1962. Kent retired from the Army National Guard and spent many years working construction and real estate.

Kent was an avid golfer and like to play at Dutch Hollow Golf Course. He enjoyed both playing and watching basketball. Most of all Kent enjoyed spending time with his family; especially his grandchildren.

Kent is survived by his wife Ethel; children Ronald Kirby, Jeff (Paulette) Kirby and Kimberly (Scott) Rathbun; 8 grandchildren; 4 1/2 great-grandchildren; brother Cloyse (Lorraine) Kirby; sister-in-law Marge Kirby; several nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends.

He was predeceased by his brother Lyle.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Memorial Healthcare Cancer Center.


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Visitation

Saturday

6

Jan

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Owosso Chapel

120 E. Mason Street
Owosso, MI 48867

Service

Saturday

6

Jan

1:00 PM
Owosso Chapel

120 E. Mason Street
Owosso, MI 48867

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