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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Starts at 1:00pm (Eastern time)
John Wayne Irby of Clover, VA passed away January 10, 2021, the 62nd wedding anniversary of his marriage to Rebecca “Becky” Conner Irby. He was born in Halifax County, VA on November 24, 1939 and was 81 years of age. He was the son of the late James Clarence Irby and the late Elizabeth Walker Irby.
He was an active member of Mt. Laurel United Methodist Church. John Wayne was a founding member of Mt. Laurel Ruritan Club, former member of Clover Lions Club, active community member and was an avid golfer, hunter, fisherman and bowler. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.
John Wayne Irby is survived by:
Rebecca “Becky” Irby
Robin Yates and husband Mark
Jeffrey Irby and wife Annette
Kathleen Sibley and husband Stephen
Ryan Yates (Mary Popek)
Josh Irby (Emily Maxwell)
James and Julia Sibley
Jean Irby and Janice Irby
***Preceded in death by***
Carroll Irby, Lynwood Irby, Ray Irby and Frances Roller
Two sisters-in-law, Nancy Irby and Patsy Irby
One brother-in-law, Everett Roller
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Mt. Laurel United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Don Pizzeck and Rev. David Barker officiating. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we recommend the wearing of face masks and social distancing. The funeral service will be livestream via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service.
For memorials, please consider Mt. Laurel United Methodist Church, 5041 Mt. Laurel Rd, Clover, VA 24534, or Mt. Laurel Ruritan Club, P.O. Box 23, Clover, VA 24534.
Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.
Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.
You may view the service by clicking here.