Kirby G. Parris


Kirby G. Parris, 61, of Columbus, passed away at 12:15 a.m. Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at his home.

Kirby was born Sept. 6, 1956, in Indianapolis, the son of Marvin R. and Barbara King Parris.

Survivors include children, Kirby G. (April) Parris Jr. of Columbus and Kimberly Ann (Victor) Barnes of Milroy, Indiana; his mother, Barbara King Parris of Columbus; eight grandchildren; brothers, Marvin R. (Ramona) Parris of Aurora, Colorado, and Jeffrey Scott (Michelle) Parris of Columbus; and sisters, Cathy (Steve) Pavey and Linda Suzanne James, both of Columbus, and Judith Elaine (Bill) Murphy of Copper Center, Alaska.

He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Scott Parris; his father, Marvin R. Parris; a granddaughter, Deanna Yeadon; and a brother, David Wayne Parris.

In keeping with Kirby’s wishes, cremation is planned. A private service will take place at a later date. Services were entrusted to the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.

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