Kenneth L. Kirby of Madison, Ohio born 80 years ago, January 28, 1941 in Oak Hill, West Virginia to the late parents of Whitten and Edith Kirby, passed away peacefully at home Saturday, January 8, 2022. He was a devoted member of the Perry Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witnesses. He resided most of his life in Ohio until he moved to Arizona and resided there for 11 years before returning back to Ohio. He was the kind of person who always put his family first. He was a jokester and loved having family and friends around. He was a hard worker and enjoyed being outdoors. He loved going on cruises, visiting Florida and going out to eat. He was a great provider, loving father and friend. He enjoyed spending time with his feline friend and loyal companion, Ziggy, which he leaves behind. He loved watching football and cooking. He is survived by his 3 loving daughters; Katherin (Randolph) Wahl of Florida, Lynette Kirby of Madison, Delores Kirby of Arizona; grandchildren, Brandon, Ashley, Dylan, Kenneth, Alexis, Amanda, and Logan; great grandchildren, Aubrey, Arianna, Dominic, Kenneth, Joseph, and Mary; sisters, Loretta, Delores, Dreama, and Brenda. Special thanks to the caring staff of the Hospice of the Western Reserve and his personal caregiver, Ramel for taking such great care of our father. A memorial gathering will be held on January 17, 2022 from 5-7PM at Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville, Ohio 44077.