Billy Grey Zirkle, 85 of Quicksburg, died Monday, April 6, 2015 at his home.
Mr. Zirkle was born January 15, 1930 in Forestville on the family farm, son of the late Melvin Blair Zirkle, Sr. and Nellie Grey Biller Zirkle.
Mr. Zirkle attended Forestville School and was a graduate of New Market High School.
He served in the United States Army as a M.P.
He was Post Master at several officies and farmed all his life.
He was a member of of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Forestville. He served on the Board of Shenandoah Memorial Hospital for 30 years.
He is survived by his wife Janet Lorraine Salyards Zirkle whom he married March 11, 1950.
He is also survived by two daughters, Susan Grey Zirkle of Broadway, and Lynne Ware and son-in-law Mark of Mineral; a sister, Courtney Weatherholtz and a niece, Sharon Weatherholtz both from Forestville.
Mr. Zirkle was preceded in death by a brother, Blair Zirkle.
A funeral service will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson with the Rev. James B. Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Forestville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shenandoah Memorial Hospital, 759 Main Street, Woodstock, VA 22664.