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Donald Oliver Kirby

September 6, 1966 ~ February 26, 2022 (age 55)


            Mr. Donald Oliver Kirby, 55, of Youngstown, transitioned to his eternal home on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at his home.

            Mr. Kirby was born September 8, 1966 in McKeesport, PA, a son of Theodore Sr. and Ethel Mae Kirby.  He graduated from the McKeesport City School.  He was a chef at the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins stadiums, and BW3 in Youngstown.  Donald and Paula were owner/operators of Kirby’s Kitchen in Youngstown for 3 years.  He was a member of Phillips Chapel C.O.G.I.C. where he served in the capacity of custodian.  He enjoyed spending time with his step grandson, K’Len and his family.

            He leaves to cherish his precious memory, his wife, the former Paula Ford; a daughter, Brittney Brown of McKeesport, PA; stepdaughter, Shannon Williams of Youngstown; four grandchildren, De’Shay and Tristan Brown, Amya Ford and K’Len Williams; siblings, Theordore (Mary Jane) Kirby Jr., Warren Kirby, Jeff Kirby, his twin, Ronald Kirby; and his sister, Lacreshia “LaLa” Hawes; and a host of sister and brother-n-laws, nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

            He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Melvin, Jerry and Kenneth Kirby; sister, Deborah Houston.

            Private services will be held on Saturday.

            Services of Love and Dignity entrusted to the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.

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