SAVANNAH, Tenn. - Billy W. Kirtley, 59, formerly of Canalou and Sikeston, Mo., died at 10:10 p.m. July 9, 2004, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Memphis, Tenn.
Born July 17, 1944, in Canalou to the late Carl William Kirtley and Fern Brewington Kirtley Johnson, he was a forklift operator for Aqua Glass Corporation in Savannah and was a sergeant in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include: one son, Carl Kirtley of Escondido, Calif.; one daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Roy McLevain of Henderson, Ky.; two brothers, Delbert Kirtley of Sikeston and Randy Johnson of Canalou; one sister, Shirley Johnson Malloy of Essex, Mo.; and one granddaughter, Shelby McLevain of Henderson.
He was preceded in death by his stepfather, James R. Johnson; three brothers and one sister.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Matthews Cemetery at Matthews, Mo., with the Rev. James Malloy of the Harvest Assembly of God Church in Essex officiating.
Burial will follow.
Pallbearers will be: Jerry Dishman, J.C. Dishman, Matthew Dishman, Caleb Dishman, Jacob Davis, Seth Graves, A.J. Vanover and Chris Terry.