LeROY - Lonnie Eugene Kirby, 41, of LeRoy, passed away at 1:14 a.m. Monday (Dec. 5, 2005) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.
A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, LeRoy. Pastor Brent Anderson will officiate. Inurnment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, LeRoy. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Bradley M. Kirby Education Fund at Busey Bank in LeRoy.
Lonnie was born May 14, 1964, in Bloomington to Merle E. and Karen A. Lane Kirby. He married Tammy L. Ferguson on Aug. 29, 1992, in LeRoy. She survives.
Also surviving are his parents of Arrowsmith; one son, Bradley M. Kirby at home; one stepson, Kyle E. Knuth of Bloomington; one sister, Amy (Brian) Matlock of LeRoy; his paternal grandmother, Goldie Cox of LeRoy; six nephews; and three nieces.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents and his paternal grandfather.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, LeRoy.
He loved hunting, fishing and being with his people.