Funeral  services  for  Mr. Burch Lane (Spot) Kirby, 53, of
Rickman,  Tennessee,  will  be  held  at  3 P.M.  on Wednesday,
March 5, 2008, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home
in Gainesboro, TN.   Burial  will  follow  in the Byers Cemetery in
the Center Grove community of Jackson County.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday  from  12  Noon  – 9
P.M., and on Wednesday from 10 A.M until time of services.

Mr. Kirby  passed  away  on   Sunday,  March 2, 2008, at St.
Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN.

He was born May 11, 1954, in Cookeville, Tennessee, to the
late
Jessie Lee Kirby and Claudia Pearl Spivey Cole Kirby.
He was a carpenter and truck driver.

In addition to his parents,  he  was  preceded  in  death  by
1
Son:
Burch Lane Kirby, Jr.;   6   Brothers:  Jackie and Thomas
Kirby and 4 infants; and
1 Sister: Shirley Maxwell.

Survivors   include   his
  life   partner:    Christina   Cox   of
Rickman, TN;    
5    Sons:    Raymond Lee Kirby,    Jeffery Kirby
Birdwell, and Dereck Kirby, all of Gainesboro,  TN;  Casey Kirby
of Cookeville, TN;    and    Dalton Kirby    of    Crawford,   TN;
 4
Daughters:
Christy Kirby and Krystal Cooper, both of Rickman,
TN; Jessica Kirby of Livingston, TN; and  Tabitha Whitehead  of
Baxter,    TN;    
2  Brothers: Jerry Ray Kirby of Baxter, TN, and
Twin Brother: Carl Wayne Kirby   of   Cookeville, TN;   
1 Sister:
Anna Lee Massa of Cookeville, TN;   and   
10  Grandchildren:
Christopher   Owen   Kirby,     Lloyd  Timons  Watkins,    Shawn
Douglas Fletcher,    Tabitha   Nicole   Fletcher,    Shelbie   Lynn
Edmonds,    Dakota  Alan  Cooper,  Lillie Marion Cooper, Jessie
Lane Kirby,    Ethan Christopher Kirby,    and    Chloe  Elizabeth
Freeman.

Bro. Franklin Davis will officiate at the services.

Memorial  donations  may  be  made  to  the  Kirby Family by
contacting Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
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