Thomas J. Irby Jr.
Funeral services for Mr. Thomas J. "Jimmy" Irby Jr. will be held on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at 1 p.m., at Causeyville Baptist Church with the Rev. Gilbert Eaves officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with arrangements.
Mr. Thomas J. "Jimmy" Irby Jr. went to his heavenly home on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, surrounded by his family.
Jimmy was born March 29, 1948, to Thomas Irby Sr. and Doris Hall Irby in Meridian. He married the love of his life, Patricia M. Irby, in 1971. Together they owned Jones Auto Service for twenty-six years. Jimmy loved hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. He was a life-long member of Causeyville Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for many years.
Jimmy is survived by his mother, Doris Irby; his wife, Patricia Irby; his sons, Keith Irby (Tanya) and Kevin Irby (Cheri); and his grandchildren, Shelby, Jacob, Hayleigh, and Chase. He is also survived by his sister, Sandra Boldin; his brother-in-law, Perry Mitchell (Lea Ann); and a host of nieces and nephews.
Jimmy was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Irby Sr.; and his parents-in-law, Leo and Helen Mitchell.
Pallbearers will be Jacob Irby, Chase Irby, Wendell Hostetler, Scotty Taylor, Adam Boldin, Travis Mitchell, Canyon Mitchell, Jackson Mitchell, Colby Avera, and Mike Pickard.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be shared with Forgotten Children Ministries, PO Box 36399, Birmingham, AL 35236 or Gideon's International.
The family will receive friends beginning at 11:30 a.m. at Causeyville Baptist Church on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020.
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Published on January 15, 2020


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Becky Johnson Newell
Jan 20, 2020
So so sorry for your loss as I remember all the help he gave me in my cars and plus the privilege of knowing him and his family. Praying for you and your family!