Austin Kirby

Published 4:36 pm Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Memorial services for Austin Kirby, age 71, of LaGrange, Georgia, formerly of Roanoke, will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2016, at 11:00 AM (CST) from Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Bill Prince, Jr., officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00-11:00 AM on Saturday, December 17 before the service.

Mr. Kirby passed away Sunday, December 11, 2016, at his residence.

Survivors include his wife, Jane Hanvey Kirby of LaGrange; one daughter, Emily Olinger and her husband, Rusty of LaGrange; one son, Dr. John Kirby and his wife, Angela Warden of Jefferson City, TN; four grandchildren; and three sisters, Frances Bailey of Heflin, AL. Joyce Prince of Roanoke, AL, and Betty Moon of Roanoke, AL.

A Roanoke native, Mr. Kirby was born on February 10, 1945, the son of Jadie Austin Kirby, Sr., and Mildred Taylor Kirby.  He was a member of Rock Stand Congregational Christian Church and worked as a production planner at Milliken.  Mr. Kirby was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Martha Murphree.

Memorials may be floral or donations may be made to the Rock Stand Community Center c/o Shelby Treadwell, 1754 County Road 61, Roanoke, AL 36274.  Online condolences may be expressed at