August 23, 1939 - November 24, 2011
Mr. Clifford Ray Kirby, Springfield, formerly of Clever, Missouri, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2011. He was born August 23, 1939 in McCracken, Missouri to Dillard Ray and Beulah (Gilmore) Kirby. Clifford was formerly employed at Associated Grocers in Springfield and Melvin’s Auto Auction, and he was an avid NASCAR fan. Clifford was united in marriage to Anna (Stalker) in 1983. She passed away April 7, 2004. Clifford’s parents, also, preceded him death. His survivors include: a daughter, Peggy Kirby, Springfield, Missouri; a son, William Ray Kirby and wife, D’Ann, Queen City, Texas, a stepson, Larry W. Clark, Siloam Springs, Arkansas; a stepdaughter, Patricia K. Clark, Springfield, Missouri; three grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; four siblings and their spouses , Gary Dwayne and Pam Kirby, Everton, Missouri, Lucille and Lynn Neal, Carthage, Missouri, Sharon Nadine Combs, Billings, Missouri, and Marjorie McCormack, Springfield, Missouri; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. Burial will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 2, 2011 in Linden Cemetery, Sparta. Online condolences and pictures can be posted to this website


The burial will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 2, 2011, in Linden Cemetery, Sparta, Missouri


Linden Cemetery, Sparta, Missouri

Peggy Kirby

Dear Daddy/Gramps,we are going to miss your smile and laughter.We love you and you will always be in our hearts!

Christina (Lile) Schatzer

Dear Kirby Family, I am so sorry to hear about Clifford's passing. He was a wonder man and neighbor.

Richard ,G

To the kirby family, i was a long time friend and i will miss the good times we had, he was their for me and my troubles and i will never forget this. i will miss him always, ps to peggy, im sorry

Peggy & Kayla Kirby

Merry Christmas..We sure do miss you!! You was gone too soon....

Peggy Kirby

I miss you DAD..I know that you are with me.I was sick so I went to the er and when they took me back,straight to the room you passed away in.I couldnt go in their and I started to cry,so they took me to a different room.Know I got Underlying Kidney Disease..oops..Now Im trying to get a Kidney doctor.Your Doctor said more likely you had it too,just didnt check for that..Im scared Dad..but I know you are with me and I know you want me to fight this disease,Its only in one Kidney so I do have a fighting chance..Well daddy..I love you and miss you..wish you was here..Miss your smile and your stubborness>>LOL I know I spelled that goodnight in Heaven...Love ya and Sweetdreams my angel

Peggy,Josh and Kayla

Been thinking about you!!!We sure do miss you and we love you....

Peggy Kirby

Missing you!!!!! Been thinking about you,,,I know you are doing fine up in HEAVEN,but I sure do miss you

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