Augusta, GA – Keelin Irby, husband of Annette Key Irby, entered into rest Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 3:00 PM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Dr. Bobby Coleman, Reverend Floyd McCombs, Reverend Anthony Irby, Reverend Wesley Jones and Reverend Ricky Stokley officiating.
Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Mr. Irby, son of the late General Oscar and Sammie Mae Williams Irby, was born in Glascock County, Georgia. He was a member of the New Horizon Church of God. He worked with Riverside Mills for 19 years and Winn Dixie for 20 years.
Mr. Irby was preceded in death by his son Gerald Irby.
In addition to his wife he is survived by his son Anthony Irby and his wife, Victoria, of Ware Shoals, SC; his daughters, Tammy Walden and her husband, Thomas, of Grovetown, Cathy Irby, of Augusta, and Tracie Woody and her husband, Gary, of Belvedere; his grandchildren, Gabriel Irby, Michael Irby, Elizabeth Irby, Johnny Brantley Jr, Jr, Wesley Jones, Jeremy Irby, Jake Irby, and Megan Irby; ten great grandchildren; his brother, Ellis Irby, of Augusta; and his sister, Christine Akins, also of Augusta.
Pallbearers will be Gabriel Irby, Michael Irby, Johnny Brantley, Reverend Wesley Jones, Jeremy Irby and Jake Irby.
The family would like to give special thanks to the Odessy Hospice for their care.
The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, Georgia 30906.