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Jimmy Lee Kirby

October 1, 1951 ~ May 26, 2020 (age 68)


Jimmy Lee Kirby, 68, of Greenwood, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in Franklin, Indiana.

Jimmy was born on October 1, 1951 in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky to the late Virgil Kirby and Norada (Payne) Kirby.

Jimmy was a kind man with a great sense of humor, he had a way of making everyone he met laugh. He enjoyed being outdoors on his farm, and riding his horses. He loved his dog A.J. who followed him around everywhere. He also had his regular shows on television that he liked to watch. 

Jimmy is preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Arvil Kirby.

Jimmy is survived by his children, Melissa (Ryan) Bartlett, of Franklin, Michelle Shepard, of Franklin; sisters, Barbara (Bill) French, of Franklin, Patricia (Kenny) King, of Franklin; significant other and her sons, Barb Hart, Dave Hart and Mike Hart; his grandchildren, Parker Shepard, Payton Shepard, Landon Carter, Kaidon Carter, Morgan Carter, Cody Hart, Samantha Hart; many loved ones and friends.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 29, 2020 at Jessen Funeral Home ~ Franklin, Chapel. 

Arrangements entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home ~ Franklin Chapel 



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Celebration of Life Gathering
May 29, 2020

3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Jessen Funeral home - Franklin Chapel
197 E. Jefferson St
Franklin, IN 46131