Cecil T. “Pat” Kirby

Cecil T. “Pat” Kirby

HEATHSVILLE—Cecil Thomas Kirby of Heathsville died March 24, 2020, at the age of 91.

Mr. Kirby was born in Norfolk, on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 1929, the son of William Henry Kirby and Mabel Payne Summers, and called “Pat” all his life.

He was married for 70 years to the former Dorothy Duggan, also from Norfolk. He was the father of three daughters, Dorothy Faye and her husband, Kent Kidwell; Kathryn Cecile Kirby-Lambe; Teresa Anne and her husband, James Ralph Merry; and one son, William Allen Kirby; grandfather of 10; and great-grandfather of eight.

He was employed by Tidewater Construction Corporation (now Skanska) as a draftsman for 32 years, retiring in 1992.

They moved to White Stone in 1994 and joined Kilmarnock Baptist Church. They recently moved to Heathsville.

In the future, when virus and travel restrictions are lifted, a celebration of life service will be held at Kilmarnock Baptist Church with burial in Kilmarnock Baptist Church’s Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.