Allen Lee Kirby 83 of Woodstock died Friday, September 13, 2013 at Shenandoah Memorial Hospital.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, September 16, 2013, 11:00 am at the Dellinger Funeral Home, Woodstock by Rev. Freddie Helsley. Burial will follow at Sunset View Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Kirby was born in Maurertown on July 14, 1930. He was the son of the late Vernon and Edna White Kirby. He was a graduate of the Woodstock High School Class of 1948. He worked for the Northern Virginia Daily and Commercial Press, where he retired after twenty years of service. Mr. Kirby was a member of the Woodstock Christian Church.
He was preceded in death by six sisters, Virginia Russell, Elizabeth Irwin, Edith Helsley, Kathryn Mauck, Eleanora Neff, and Gladys Sortzi.
Mr. Kirby is survived by his wife, Genevieve Kirby of Woodstock; three daughters, Rhonda Rau and husband, Ronnie of Edinburg, Anita Mowery and husband, Vic of Mt. Olive, and Jordan Litten and husband, Corey of Edinburg; two sons, Pete Fox and wife, Francie of Elk Grove, Ca. and John Fox and wife Susan of Strasburg; five sisters, Helen Day, Florine Silvious, Charlotte Wilkins, Arlene Whisman and Norma Polk; two brothers, Vernon Kirby and Richard Kirby; seven grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and one great- great grandchild.
The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6 to 8 pm at the Dellinger Funeral Home, Woodstock.
Pallbearers will be Tony Fox, Joshua Rau, Ronnie Rau, Vic Mowery, Alfred Day, and Roger Manuel. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Woodstock High Class of 1948.