, Corbin, KY


October 28, 2013

Donald Kirby

CORBIN — Donald G. Kirby, 76, of Corbin passed away Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, at St. Joseph London hospital.

A native of Loyall, he was a son of the late Clayton Kirby and Ina Evans Kirby Humphrey. Don was a U.S. Navy veteran and retired from National Standard Co. He was known for selling honey and molasses on the U.S. 25E roadside in North Corbin.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Winnie Mullis Kirby, a grandson Cameron Scott Kirby, and his sister Flora Katherine House.

Survivors include two daughters: Tina Kirby Haggard and husband Dwayne, of Corbin, and Denise Kirby Binion and husband Cove, of Stafford, Va.; three grandchildren: Brittany, Rebekah, and Patrick Binion, all of Stafford; two stepgrandsons: Landon Turner and Leland Haggard of Talbott, Tenn.; two brothers: Jerry Kirby and wife Sue, of Corbin, and Jack Kirby, of Salem, Va.; a brother-in-law Charles House and wife Doris, of London.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. Monday.

Messages may be written to the family at

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