Gerald Vernon “Briggs” Kirby, 88, of Madison, died at 5:39 p.m. Monday, May 29, 2017, at River Terrace Health Campus in Madison.
Survivors include his wife of more than 64 years, Barbara M. Goodman Kirby; a daughter, Karla (Robert) Guager of Madison; a son, Mark (Jody) Kirby of Terre Haute; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Vasco J. (Mary) Kirby of Indianapolis; and a sister, Annabelle Rominger of Paoli.
Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison, with Pastor Frank McGee officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until service time Friday. Burial with military rites will be at Stamper’s Creek Cemetery near Paoli.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Gerald V. Kirby Scholarship Fund for Southeastern Indiana Vocational School.